Harford County, MD (May 21, 2020)
– Klein’s ShopRite of Maryland, a family-owned business that operates nine ShopRite stores in Maryland, has donated 10,000 N-95 face masks to the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health System to help meet the extraordinary increase in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. These masks will go directly to the doctors, nurses, and hospital staff to help in their fight on the front lines of the pandemic.
“We are thankful to our amazing ShopRite associates and all the frontline essential workers during this crisis. To show our gratitude and commitment to Harford County, our family has donated 10,000 N-95 face masks to the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health System,” said Marshall Klein, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Klein’s ShopRite of Maryland. “Our ShopRite stores always look to give back to the communities we serve, and now more than ever we need to support the local healthcare providers who are on the frontlines of this pandemic and supporting us all.”
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ, and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With nearly 280 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves millions of customers each week. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Since the program began in 1999, ShopRite Partners In Caring has donated nearly $50 million to food banks that support more than 2,200 worthy charities. As a title sponsor of the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer, ShopRite has donated $34 million to local organizations, hospitals and community groups. For more information, please visit www.shoprite.com