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Children's Hospital Gets a Boost from Grocery Chain

King Kullen and Wild by Nature coordinated a fundraiser for Stony Brook Long Island Children's.

Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital got a $5,000 boost from King Kullen and Wild by Nature supermarkets, the result of a two-month effort to collect donations from customers at checkout lines.

Every donation counts as the children's hospital attempts to raise millions for the construction of a new facility. In October, the fundraising total was

"We are deeply thankful for their support, which helps us move closer to making a new Stony Brook Children’s hospital a reality for Long Island," Danielle Holton, senior director of development for Stony Brook University Medical Center, said in a statement.

Ronald P. Matonti January 04, 2012 at 03:09 AM
It is about time that some of the food chains come forward to help in a worthwhile cause. I commend King Kullen and Wild by Nature. You never hear of Pathmark or KMart or Walmart or any of the others doing this and none of the other million dollar businesses kicking in. And Walmart is the worst because they force their underpaid workers to contribute to things and then they take the credit for it. And some others only help if they can get a photo-op and a tax write off for it - that does not count.

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