Help Fund Boston: Fairway Market Sets Up Matching Donations for The One Fund
Boston to Raise Money for Families Affected by Boston Marathon Tragedy
NEW YORK, April 24, 2013
NEW YORK, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Fairway Market is helping to raise
funds for The One Fund Boston (onefundboston.org), the initiative set up by
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino to help
those families most affected by events during and after the 2013 Boston
Customers can donate at the registers in all 12 stores, and Fairway will match
every dollar donated up to $25,000.
"We want to help make a difference in the lives of so many individuals who
were impacted physically and emotionally by the violence in Boston," said
Charles Santoro, Chairman of Fairway Market. "At such a terrible time, it
doesn't matter whether we are from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, or
anywhere else. We all stand strong for Boston."
Customers can donate in different denominations --$1, $3 and $5- at the
check-out counters of all Fairway Markets in New York, New Jersey and
Connecticut. They can tear off one of the tickets found at all front-end
registers and hand it to the cashier for scanning; the dollar amount will be
added to the customer's order, and will go into a special separate account
designated for The One Fund Boston.
Fairway Market (Nasdaq: FWM) is a high-growth food retailer offering customers
a differentiated one-stop shopping experience "Like No Other Market". Fairway
has established itself as a leading food retailing destination in the Greater
New York City metropolitan area, with stores that emphasize an extensive
selection of fresh, natural and organic products, prepared foods and
hard-to-find specialty and gourmet offerings, along with a full assortment of
conventional groceries. Fairway is headquartered in New York, New York.
Visit us at www.fairwaymarket.com.
SOURCE Fairway Market
Contact: DKC Public Relations & Integrated Marketing, Bruce Bobbins, 212 981
5190, or Susan Graziano, 212 981 5130, or Gary Baronofsky, 212 981 5140
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