Washington, N.J., March 17, 2020 – The Arc of Warren County received a $4,000 grant from ShopRite’s Partners in Caring Program to support food orders at the NORWESCAP Food Bank. The grants were made by ShopRite’s RoNetco Supermarkets ($1,000) and ShopRite’s Village Supermarkets ($3,000).
“This grant will make a positive impact on the Agency,” says John Whitehead, CEO of The Arc of Warren County. “It allows us to utilize funds elsewhere by providing us with $4,000 worth of food for our residents. I would like to specifically thank RoNetco Supermarkets, Village Supermarkets, and NORWESCAP for making this opportunity possible.”
ShopRite Partners In Caring was established in 1999 as a community-based, hunger fighting initiative that supports more than 2,200 charities. Since its founding, ShopRite Partners In Caring has donated more than $48 million to soup kitchens, food pantries, homeless shelters, senior citizen centers, and other organizations that are on the front lines of fighting hunger.
“ShopRite takes seriously its responsibility to help in the fight against hunger and support communities in need,” said Robert Zuehlke, Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility for ShopRite. “It’s our pleasure to support The Arc of Warren County as they help serve and improve the lives of people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.”
For more please visit ShopRite Partners in Caring
About The Arc of Warren County
The Arc is a national organization that serves individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their family members since 1950. The Arc of Warren County is one of 700 chapters of The Arc and serves more than 1,100 people annually for the past 66 years. Programs include residential community living arrangements, community based supports, advocacy services, recreation and summer camp, Special Olympics, training, early intervention and a wide variety of additional social services.