January 28, 2010
Springfield, MO – The Greater Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross is pleased to announce they will be partnering with Price Cutter to accept donations for Haiti relief through the end of February. Customers who wish to participate may have $1, $3 or $5 added to their total at checkout. All Price Cutter and Price Cutter Plus stores will be participating in this program.
Price Cutter, under the Pyramid Foods umbrella, is an employee-owned company and proud community supporter. “We are happy to provide our customers a way to help our world neighbors,” Erick Taylor, CEO of Pyramid Foods states.
The money raised from this program will be given to American Red Cross International Response Fund, specifically designated for Haiti. This fund provides immediate relief to the victims of the Haiti earthquake through various supplies, food and water, portable hospitals, water purifying systems and other support to help those in need.
Pyramed Foods is an employee-owned company, operating 48 grocery stores in Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma under the banners of Price Cutter, Food Pyramid, Ramey, Smitty’s, Country Mart, Save-A-Lot and Ponca City Discount Foods. Price Cutter offers quality food at affordable prices, including Midwest Reserve Black Angus USDA Choice beef, fresh seafood, fresh produce and full-service deli Bistro to Go, bakery and sushi. Other services include Pharmacy, Starbucks, Lilly’s Floral and even online shopping at www.PriceCutterOnline.com.
You can help the victims of countless crises around the world each year by making a financial gift ot the American Red Cross International Response Fund, which will provide immediate relief and long-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other support to help those in need. The American Red Cross honors donor intent. Donations can be sent to the American Red Cross, P. O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C. 20013, or made by phone at 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish) or online at www.redcross.org.
Public Information Officer
Financial Development Assistant
American Red Cross
Greater Ozarks Chapter
1545 N. West Bypass
Springfield, MO. 65803
417-832-9500 EXT. 107
Toll Free: 1-866-206-0256 EXT. 107
*** Power outages: Sudden power outages can be frustrating and troublesome, especially if they last a long time. If a power outage is 2 hours or less, you need not be concerned about losing your perishable foods. For prolonged power outages, though, there are steps you can take to minimize food loss and to keep all members of your household as comfortable as possible. Click on the link www.redcross.org/BeRedCrossReady for a checklist!
Click on the link www.redcross.org/BeRedCrossReady for more information!