People & Pets Hurricane Michael Relief Drive 11.7.18

People & Pets Hurricane Michael Relief Drive 11.7.18

People and Pets Hurricane Michael Relief Drive

In partnership with The Perfect Promotion, Woodland Movers,  Big Y World Class Markets & iHeartRadio - November 7, 2018

Benefiting: The Salvation Army Disaster Relief Effort  and Dothan Animal Services c/o Dothan Police Department Alabama

  • Big Y World Class Market 1030-1040 West, Elm St, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
  • 7am to 7pm

*We will be filling an 18 Wheeler to the MAX with much needed supplies with a list provided by the Salvation Army that will be dropped off and distributed by teams on the ground to hurricane survivors. The pet supplies will be dropped off at an animal shelter that was partially damaged by Hurricane Michael and was vital for saving many animals during the storm. The National Guard has donated a warehouse space where we can leave much needed pet supplies!

THESE ARE THE ONLY ITEMS WE CAN ACCEPT 

Items For #People Drive

  • Water
  • Baby Supplies everything including clothing and food.
  • Cleaning Products/Bleach/Soap/Wipes etc
  • Paper Goods – Toilet Paper, Paper Towels

 

Items For #Pets Drive

  • Dog/Cat food / Bowls / Treats
  • Leashes
  • Supplies

From The Salvation Army:

"Donations of water, baby supplies, cleaning products and paper goods (toilet paper and paper towels) will be distributed by The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services volunteers on the ground in the affected areas. 100 percent of designated monetary gifts will be used in support of those affected by Hurricane Michael." - Laura Krueger, Director of Public Relations and MarketingSouthern New England

A HUGE THANK YOU  to Big Y World Class market for allowing us the space to hold this community event!

Big Y Foods, Inc. is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England. Big Y operates 77 locations throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut including 70 supermarkets, 39 pharmacies, Fresh Acres Market, Table & Vine Fine Wines and Liquors and 8 Big Y Express gas and convenience locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts with over 12,000 employees. Big Y has been named a 2015 Employer of Choice by the Employers Association of the Northeast. Founded in 1936 by brothers Paul and Gerald D'Amour, the store was named after an intersection in Chicopee, Massachusetts where two roads converge to form a "Y".

Store Director of the Rocky Hill Big Y World Class Market, Jill Krystofik had this to say,  "Big Y is a family owned and family orientated retail food company, serving people's at home food needs. Big Y is proud to support our communities because serving our customers and communities is Job #1. Here at Big Y, our goal is to make the customer feel part of the family and families come together in times of need."

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A HUGE Thank you to The Perfect Promotion & Woodland Movers! Jody and her team have once again stepped up to start the conversation for this drive and proved the connection and link with Woodland Movers who are unbelievably donating an 18 wheeler and driver to bring these much needed supplies to hurricane survivors.

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