Foodland teams up with customers to raise $1.8M through 'Give Aloha' program

Courtesy: Sheryl Toda
Courtesy: Sheryl Toda

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Foodland Super Market announced that $1.868 million will be donated to non-profit organizations in Hawaii.

It's all part of Foodland's Annual Community Matching Gifts Program, "Give Aloha."

The company says this is the most money the program has raised since it began in 1999.

During the month of September, Foodland and Sack N Save customers donated over $1.5 million to their favorite local non-profit organizations at store check-out counters.

Foodland and the Western Union Foundation matched a portion of those customer donations, giving more than $329,000.

A grand total of $1,868,188.54 were raised for 665 local non-profits.

"Give Aloha" was created to honor the late Maurice J. "Sully" Sullivan, who founded Foodland and encouraged the spirit of giving to the community.

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