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MEDIA ALERT-STATER BROS. CHARITIES DONATES $5,000 TO GARDEN OF ANGELS
Stater Bros. Charities Donates $5,000 to Garden of Angels in Honor of Organization's Founder, Debi Faris, and to Bring Awareness to the Safe Surrender Law.
San Bernardino, California (Monday, March 30, 2009) -
This donation is held in conjunction with the 2nd Annual Stater Bros. Charities Dave Stockton Heroes Challenge
Stater Bros. Charities donates $5,000 in honor of Debi Faris, Founder and Executive Director of the Garden of Angels Foundation. It is the hope of Stater Bros. Charities that this donation will help bring awareness to the newly established Safe Surrender awareness week.
Mady, one of the children whose life was saved, will be at this check presentation. Mady was dropped off at Fire Station #174 seven years ago, the very same year this law went into effect.
Rancho Cucamonga Fire Station #174 – Safe Surrender Location
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 10:00 a.m. - Program Start
Stater Bros. Charities is committed to caring for the communities Stater Bros. Supermarkets is privileged to serve. As part of this, a significant portion of Stater Bros. Charities contributions are donated to organizations that care for children’s welfare. Garden of Angels is an organization that exemplifies this goodwill under the compassionate leadership of Founder and Executive Director, Debi Faris.
FREE – Open to the Public.
About Safely Surrendered Baby Law
The Safely Surrendered Baby Law (also known as the Safe Haven Law) allows a parent or person with lawful custody to surrender a baby confidentially to a designated Safe Surrender Site, without fear of arrest or prosecution for child abandonment.
About Stater Bros. Charities
Since 1936, Stater Bros. Markets has been a pillar of support in the community. Last year, Stater Bros. established Stater Bros. Charities, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The purpose of Stater Bros. Charities is to give back to the communities Stater Bros. Markets is privileged to serve. In 2008, Stater Bros. Charities donated $1.4 million to local causes. With an emphasis on programs that benefit hunger relief, children’s welfare, education for both youth and adults, services for the elderly and care for our Nation’s Veterans, Stater Bros. Charities will be able to help with some of the most critical needs facing this region.
About Stater Bros. Markets
Stater Bros. Markets was founded in 1936 in Yucaipa, California, and has grown steadily through the years to become the largest privately owned Supermarket Chain in Southern California and the largest employer in both San Bernardino County and Riverside County, with annual sales in 2008 of $3.74 billion. The Company currently operates 166 Supermarkets and there are over 19,000 members of the Stater Bros. “Family” of Employees
STATER BROS. CHARITIES PROVIDES PHILANTHROPIC SUPPORT TO APPROVED NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IN COMMUNITIES THROUGHOUT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA