Giving Thanks and Giving Back Copy

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from left, Carlos, Jose, Dan and Alex from Walter Stewart’s; Pat from Person-to-Person; Maggie, Destiny and Ellie from the Young Women’s League

The Young Women’s League of New Canaan and Walter Stewart’s Market teamed up again this year to donate 100 turkeys and over 15 Thanksgiving meal tote bags to Person-to-Person’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner Drive. The dinners were distributed to local families in need by Person to Person in Darien.

Walter Stewart’s shoppers reached the goal of purchasing more than 100 turkeys to complete the Thanksgiving dinners by donating back their T-Bill balances earned, during the Donation Days drive in earlier this month.

Walter Stewart’s also donated of $2030 to participating New Canaan charitable organizations in November, proceeds from the market’s recent Anniversary T-Bill Donation Days drive.  18 New Canaan non-profits designated by Walter Stewart’s shoppers will received checks earlier this month:

ABC ($425); Strays & Others ($275); Staying Put ($250); NC Cares ($175); Horizons ($150); Arts for Healing ($140); NC Library ($100); NC Mounted Troop ($100); NC Nature Center ($75); Juvenile Diabetes Foundation ($75); Outback Teen Center ($35); Red Cross ($35); STAR ($35); YMCA ($35); NC Food Bank ($35); NC Historical Society ($35); Visiting Nurse Association ($35); and New Canaan’s Society of the Arts ($20).

Walter Stewart’s will hold its annual Holiday T-Bill drive in December. For more information about Walter Stewart’s T-Bill program please click here.

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