$22,790 Raised to Fight Hunger in Vermont and New York
BARRE, VT - On Saturday, October 24, locals shopped till they dropped - and raised more than $22,000 to fight hunger.
During the 6th annual Charity Sale, Lenny's Shoe & Apparel and its customers collectively raised $22,790 for the Vermont Foodbank and JCEO Plattsburgh Foodshelf. Today, Lenny's owners Mark and Todd McCarthy presented a check for $17,450 to Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles. Wednesday, Lenny's will present a check for $5,340 to the JCEO Plattsburgh Foodshelf.
"What an incredible donation!" said Sayles. "We are deeply grateful to Lenny's and their loyal customers for their years of partnership. Together we are ensuring that our neighbors have the food they need during times of great need."
Lenny's customers were encouraged to make a $10 donation to the Vermont Foodbank and JCEO Plattsburgh Foodshelf in exchange for 2016 Lenny's Coupon Calendar. 100% proceeds from each calendar sold went directly to the non-profit organizations. Lenny's is continuing to collect $5 donations in exchange for the 2016 Coupon Calendar.
"Our customers have astounded us once again with their generosity," said McCarthy. "To date, we have now donated $73,945 to these organizations."
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