Stop & Shop, Red Sox team up for ‘Strike Out School Hunger’

By on April 5, 2022 0

The Stop & Shop supermarket in Massachusetts and the Boston Red Sox pledge to donate 10 million meals to students facing food insecurity. Red Sox legend and Hall of Famer David “Big Papi” Ortiz is among those showing their support for the year-long “Strike Out School Hunger” campaign in New England. schools to establish and support food pantries to ensure that children do not have to go to school hungry and to help them perform at their best. like a number of communities across New England. Ortiz attended a Strike Out School Hunger program press conference held late Tuesday morning at the Stop & Shop sponsored pantry at the high school Jeremiah E. Burke at Grove Hall, which is located on Washington Street in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston. Stop & Shop President Gordon Reid and Fenway Sports Management President Mark Lev joined Big Papi at the press conference.

The Stop & Shop supermarket in Massachusetts and the Boston Red Sox pledge to donate 10 million meals to students facing food insecurity.

Red Sox legend and Hall of Famer David “Big Papi” Ortiz is among those showing support for the multi-year “Strike Out School Hunger” campaign in New England.

For every strikeout by a Red Sox pitcher during regular season home games, Stop & Shop will donate 10,000 meals to support the Stop & Shop School Food Pantry program, which works directly with schools to establish and supporting pantries to make sure kids don’t. have to go to school on an empty stomach and help them perform at their best.

Stop & Shop supports nearly 100 school pantries in the Massachusetts towns of Boston, Lynn, and Fall River, as well as a number of communities across New England.

Ortiz attended a press conference about the Strike Out School Hunger program held late Tuesday morning at the Stop & Shop-sponsored pantry at Jeremiah E. Burke High School at Grove Hall, which is located on Washington Street in the Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood.

Gordon Reid, president of Stop & Shop, and Mark Lev, president of Fenway Sports Management, joined Big Papi at the press conference.