Weis Markets not too long ago donated $450,000 to Paralyzed Veterans of America, the nation’s solely nonprofit group devoted solely to supporting veterans with spinal twine accidents, issues and illnesses like MS and ALS, and all folks with disabilities.
Officers from Weis Markets offered the examine to PVA Nov. 12, on the firm’s Perry Corridor, Md. retailer.
This donation was raised by a six-week, in-store fundraising marketing campaign centered round celebrating PVA’s seventy fifth anniversary. The donation will help PVA’s mission and assist create a world the place probably the most severely injured heroes have entry to what they deserve: specialised, high quality healthcare, significant careers and their earned advantages.
All through the fundraiser, Weis Markets and its associates inspired prospects to make small donations at checkout by rounding up their orders or buying $1, $3, $5 or $10 vouchers.
“We all know PVA’s good work and have generated greater than $1.9 million in buyer and company donations for his or her applications over the previous 5 years. Our prospects proceed to amaze us with their generosity,” stated Ron Bonacci, vp of promoting and advertising and marketing for Weis Markets. “This is among the most necessary causes we help. A lot of our associates have served their nation, together with our late Chairman Robert F. Weis. We honor their service and the service of our nation’s veterans.”
“Donations from companions like Weis Markets allow PVA to assist veterans all through their journey of restoration – each domestically and across the nation,” stated Carl Blake, govt director of Paralyzed Veterans of America. “Because of them, PVA has supplied important companies and assets, freed from cost, for 75 years. We’re grateful for his or her ongoing partnership and look ahead to many extra years collectively.”