TOP Food & Drug, Haggen Food & Pharmacy Raise $16,905 for Haiti Earthquake Victims

Friday, February 19, 2010

Customers and employees of TOP Food and Drug and Haggen Food and Pharmacy stores recently raised $16,905 for World Vision’s relief efforts in Haiti, which was devastated by a January 12 earthquake.

World Vision, based in Federal Way, is using cash donations to send the most urgent of life-saving supplies, such as water and medicine, to Haitian victims of the earthquake. World Vision has been working in Haiti since 1959 and has had an office in its capital of Port-au-Prince since 1978.

“World Vision would like to sincerely thank every individual who donated, as well as Top Food and Haggen for spearheading this important effort,” said Angela Appleton, corporate relations senior representative for World Vision. “Their immediate concern and generosity over the years during times of disaster is greatly appreciated.”

“We’re amazed by the generosity of those who gave to this effort and many others because the need in Haiti is so great,” said Becky Skaggs, spokesperson for TOP Food and Haggen stores. “World Vision has been utilizing donations to help Haitians with emergency aid and will continue to assist them during the recovery phase.”

For more information about World Vision, visit their website.

Participating stores in King, Pierce and Thurston counties include the following locations:

  • Auburn TOP Food and Drug, 1702 Auburn Way N
  • Bellevue TOP Food and Drug, 15751 NE 15th St.
  • Federal Way TOP Food and Drug, 31515 20th Ave S
  • Kent TOP Food and Drug, 26015 104th Ave SE
  • Lacey TOP Food and Drug, 5600 Martin Way
  • Lake Tapps TOP Food and Drug, 1406 Lake Tapps Pkwy E, Auburn.
  • Olympia TOP Food and Drug, 1313 Cooper Point Road SW
  • Puyallup TOP Food and Drug, 201 37th Ave SE
  • Redmond TOP Food, 7320 170th Ave NE
  • Shoreline TOP Food and Drug, 1201 N 175th St
  • Tacoma TOP Food and Drug, 3130 S 23rd St
  • Woodinville TOP Food and Drug, 17641 Garden Way NE

Haggen, Inc., founded in 1933, operates 33 supermarkets in Washington and Oregon under the TOP Food and Drug and Haggen Food and Pharmacy names. Headquartered in Bellingham, it is the eighth-largest privately owned company in Washington.

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