Bags That Give Back: Barrier-Free Selected to Benefit in the Giant Food Community Bag Program Designed to Give
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WESTMINSTER, MD - Reduce single-use plastic in the environment and give back to those in need in the local community, all while running routine weekly errands at the local Giant Food. Barrier-Free has been selected by local Giant Food store leadership as the benefiting non-profit in the Community Bag Program for the month of January!
The Giant Food Community Bag Program is an easy way for shoppers to give back to the local community and the environment as part of the regular shopping routine. Every $2.50 reusable Community Bag sends a $1 donation to a non-profit local to the Giant Food in which it was purchased.
As part of this ongoing program, every month at every Giant Food location a different local non-profit is selected to benefit from the sale of the reusable Community Bag. Barrier-Free was selected as the January beneficiary by local store leadership at the store located at 405 N. Center St Westminster, MD 21157.
Barrier-Free will receive a $1 donation for every $2.50 reusable Community Bag purchased at this location in January.
Great news!! If you aren't local to Westminster, you can purchase a Community Bag at ANY Giant location and follow the easy 4-steps on the tag to have your donation directed to Barrier-Free.
“It’s more important than ever to help reduce single-use plastic in the environment,” said Lauren Burr, Executive Director of Barrier-Free. “Non-profits at the local level, like us, are in need of community support. This program offers the perfect solution to multiple issues of the world today. We hope you’ll support us in January by purchasing one – or two! – Community Bags at our local Giant Food!”
Barrier-Free is a non-profit based in Carroll County. Founded in 2017, Barrier-Free provides inclusive art, self-advocacy, and social programming to the community for adults with disabilities. Learn more about Barrier- Free by visiting https://www.barrierfreemd.com/.
For more information about the Giant Food Community Bag, please visit giantfood.bags4mycause.com.
Britt & Lauren Burr
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