FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Allie Bones, MSW, Chief Executive Officer
Arizona Coalition to End Sexual & Domestic Violence
(602) 279-2900 ext. 416
(602) 391 – 8690 (cell)
Advertising & Promotions Manager
Jacksons Food Stores
February 5, 2018
Jacksons Food Stores Helps Fight Against Sexual and Domestic Violence In partnership with the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual & Domestic Violence, Jacksons Food Stores raises over $177,673.52 in six states
(Phoenix, AZ) – In the 14th anniversary year of the “Give the Gift of Peace” campaign, Jacksons Food Stores and its customers donated a total of $177,673.52 ($88,836.76 from customer donations and matched dollar for dollar by Jacksons) as part of the commitment to create more compassionate communities. Please join us for the press conference Monday, February 5th at 11 a.m. at the Jacksons store location at 3110 W. State St., Boise, ID 83703, where Jacksons will present the contribution check to the coalitions against domestic violence from Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah.
Since the inception of the campaign, over $1,300,000 has been raised in total. The campaign ran from November 22nd through Christmas Day. Jacksons sold paper doves in $1, $5 and $10 increments in all of their stores in six states of operation to raise funds for the prevention, education and support for victims of domestic violence and their children, sexual assault survivors, and adolescents experiencing relationship abuse.
During the 2017 campaign in Arizona, Jacksons Food Stores and its customers donated a total of $16,020 ($8,010 from customer donations and matched dollar for dollar by Jacksons).
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About Jacksons Food Stores
Jacksons Food Stores, Inc. headquartered in Meridian, Idaho, was founded in Caldwell, Idaho in 1975 as a single service station. Jacksons has grown to be a nationally recognized chain of over 200 Chevron/Texaco/Shell branded convenience stores in 6 western states. For more information about Jacksons please go to Jacksons.com
About Arizona Coalition to End Sexual & Domestic Violence
The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (previously Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence) was formed in 1980 to unite concerned citizens and professionals to increase public awareness about the issue of sexual and domestic violence, enhance the safety of and services for victims, and reduce the incidents of sexual and domestic violence in Arizona. Our mission is to lead, to advocate, to educate, to collaborate, to prevent and end sexual and domestic violence in Arizona. For more information about the Coalition and it’s programs and services, visit www.acesdv.org.