Saline Area Social Service parters with Meijer to provide hunger relief
This campaign, which begins Sunday, March 29 and runs through Monday, May 11, encourages customers to purchase $10 or more Meijer Food Pantry Donation Cards upon checkout. Donations cards are then converted into Meijer food-only gift cards and then given to Saline Area Social Service at the end of the campaign.
“Spring is usually a tough time for us and our food pantry inventory is dwindling — this program couldn’t be taking place at a better time for us,” said Saline Area Social Service Executive Director, Jamail Aikens. “Meijer’s Simply Give program will be a huge help in fulfilling our pantry and could provide us enough food to feed our community for the next three months.”
What makes this program particularly valuable to Saline Area Social Service, is that not only
does Meijer match every dollar that is donated, but on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, Meijer will double match the amount of donation cards purchased on those specific days. That means, for every $10 gift card that is purchased on April 17 and April 18, Saline Area Social Service will receive $30.