6/14/22 9:45 am
The proprietor of a South County grocery retailer will reside on high of a 53-foot semi-trailer in an try to boost about $ 50,000 on the grocery retailer to retailer cabinets at a neighborhood meals pantry.
Tom Chris, proprietor of Myrtle Creek Grocery Outlet, will arrange camp at 9am on July 1 and won't disembark from the trailer till it is stuffed with meals.
Chris spent 9 days tenting in a trailer final yr, elevating greater than $ 45,000 to go to the grocery outlet Independence from Starvation marketing campaign. Store homeowners say they raised $ 83,000 in three years for this annual marketing campaign and ranked second amongst greater than 400 grocery shops final yr.
The cash raised this yr will go to 100% native meals pantry shares. Myrtle Creek Grocery Outlet works with meals banks in Myrtle Creek, Riddle, Glendale and Outpost Cell Meals pantry.
The shop will obtain donations in July, and Myrtle Creek homeowners are encouraging native companies to gather meals at their workplaces and cease donating.
See the Myrtle Creek Grocery Outlet Fb web page for extra particulars.