Big Y Donates To BMC
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Big Y donated a portion of fundraiser proceeds to Berkshire Medical Center to support the Women's Imaging Center.
In order to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer, all Big Y Supermarkets donated proceeds from their October initiative Partners of Hope to 31 local breast cancer support groups throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut.
"Despite the pandemic, breast cancer affects thousands of women and more men each year," Big Y CEO, Charles D'Amour said. "Through our Partners of Hope campaign, we want to not only promote breast cancer awareness but also save lives through early detection and care."
In October, Big Y raised $90,496.
During the entire month of October, Big Y donated a portion of the proceeds from both the Floral and Produce purchases including Sunshine Bouquets. Additionally, Big Y donated 5 cents for each Big Y's family of brands purchased between October 8 and 14.
Big Y Butcher Shops donated ten cents from every pound of All Natural Angus Beef and Big Y Smart Chicken sold during the entire month of October and Big Y Pharmacy & Wellness
Center also donated $5 for every flu shot given.
Customers were able donate directly to Partner's of Hope via bigy.com.
Big Y's dietitian team, Carrie Taylor and Andrea Luttrell, devoted a portion of their fall newsletter to cancer prevention.
Since 2007, Big Y has raised well over $2 million dollars to support local breast cancer initiatives.
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