Shaw’s, Star Market in-store donation campaign raises $300k for the One Fund Boston
The Shaw’s and Star Market supermarket chain said Friday that its in-store donation campaign raised $300,000 for the One Fund Boston, the fund established by Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino to help people affected by the Boston Marathon bombings.
Besides the in-store donation campaign, Shaw’s and Star Market donated an additional $200,000 to The One Fund Boston from their foundation, the company said.
“Our customers and associates have a well-earned reputation of generosity, and I sincerely want to thank everyone who donated to support those affected by this tragedy,” Shane Sampson, president of Shaw’s and Star Market, said in a statement.
Headquartered in West Bridgewater, the Shaw’s and Star Market chains operate 169 stores in New England.Chris Reidy can be reached at email@example.com.