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Shopko Foundation Awards $250 to support mentoring program in Washakie County

posted Mar 15, 2016, 10:42 AM by ascott@bbbsnwwy.com

WORLAND, WY, March 16, 2016 – Reinforcing the Shopko brand, “the stuff that counts” the Shopko Foundation is proud to announce that it has awarded a grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Wyoming for $250. The funds were awarded through the Foundation’s grant program - Community Charitable Grants. Shopko and the Shopko Foundation are proud to have awarded grants totaling over $31 million in the last 36 years in the communities where Shopko does business.

“Supporting the communities we serve is “the stuff that counts,” said Peter McMahon, CEO Shopko. “We appreciate the opportunity to serve these communities and strive to strengthen them through the Shopko Foundation’s support of charitable groups and activities that matter to the people who live and work there.”

“We are so pleased to continue our partnership with the Shopko Foundation.  The Shopko Foundations donation will go to provide children in Washakie County with a positive adult mentor,” said Abbey Brewer Scott, CEO Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Wyoming. 

The Shopko Foundation supports accredited schools and 501(c)3 organizations. Grants are awarded throughout the year to support programs which further the Foundation’s purpose of promoting the health and education of Shopko teammates and customers.

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