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State nonprofit agency distributes Hannaford gift cards

Apr 03, 2020

Augusta — JMG, a statewide, private nonprofit agency, will distribute $100 Hannaford Supermarkets gift cards to students and their families throughout Maine — including Oceanside High School in Rockland and Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro — to help reduce the economic impact of COVID-19.

JMG stated in a news release that while Maine’s K-12 public schools are continuing to provide free bagged breakfasts and lunches to students by scheduling pick up times, and even school bus deliveries, food insecurity continues to rise. JMG secured private donations from Maine employers, and the Harold Alfond Foundation agreed to provide matching funds, bringing total contributions to $300,000. All of JMG’s school-based partners will receive a minimum of 20 gift cards for $100 to local Hannaford Supermarkets and/or its affiliate stores.

JMG programs are hosted within Maine’s public schools and higher education systems in all 16 counties. For more information, visit jmg.org or facebook.com/JMGMaine.

 

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