Walter Stewart’s sent checks totaling $1842.27 to 19 participating local non-profit organizations this week, proceeds from the market's annual "Holiday Donation Days T-Bill drive" held in December.
“The Holiday T-Bill drive caps another successful year for our Donation Days program. It’s a great feeling to be able to give back to our shoppers’ favorite local organizations!” said Alex Stewart, General Manager of Walter Stewart’s, and great-grandson of the store’s founder.
Walter Stewart’s shoppers designated T-Bill Rewards to the following participating organizations:
New Canaan Food Pantry ($295), ABC ($425), Strays & Others ($276.95),
NC Library ($223.62), Staying Put ($85), NC Historical Society ($75), Day Care
Center of New Canaan ($75), Juvenile Diabetes Foundation ($65), NC Sewing Group $54.40, NC Community Foundation ($50), NC Nature Center ($50), Red Cross ($50), NC Cares ($50), Get About ($50), Arts for Healing ($38.36), Horizons ($35), NC Society of the Arts ($35), Outback Teen Center ($25), the YMCA ($25).
Stewart's shoppers receive "T-Bill" rewards when they shop which they can use to help provide financial assistance to participating non-profits during Donation Days fundraisers held throughout the year. This year through the T-Bill Donation Days program Walter Stewart's has donated a total of $3872.27 to participating local non-profits, $1601.89 to the NCHS Scholarship Fund, as well as over 100 Thanksgiving Turkeys to Person-to-Person for local families in need.
Walter Stewart's Market has been in business in New Canaan since 1907 and is located at 229 Elm Street. More information can be obtained at www.stewartsmarket.com or by calling 203.966-4848.