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Candles For Kids Campaign begins November 20


During this season of giving, customers at GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets can donate to the grocers’ annual “Candles for Kids” in-store campaign in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Conducted November 20 through December 3, 2016 GIANT/MARTIN’S customers are encouraged to purchase a paper candle at checkout for $1 each in exchange for $2 worth of various Nabisco products each week.

Participating stores are located in the following markets and support the listed hospitals:

Baltimore, Maryland supports Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

Charlottesville, Virginia supports University of Virginia Children’s Hospital

Washington, D.C. supports Children’s National Health System

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania supports Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Hershey, Pennsylvania supports Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania supports Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital

GIANT/MARTIN’S has been a proud supporter of CMN Hospitals for 20 years, recently eclipsing the $40 million fundraising mark. Each year GIANT/MARTIN’S conducts balloon and candle paper icon campaigns in support of children’s hospitals in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. In addition to in-store fundraising efforts, GIANT/MARTIN’S associates also regularly volunteer at CMN Hospital events, including Radiothons and telethons.