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Vision Resource Center Celebrates Selection as Bags 4 My Cause Program Beneficiary, June 2019

by Vision Resource Center

May 17, 2019

Reading, Pa. – Vision Resource Center of Berks County has been selected as a beneficiary of the GIANT Bags 4 My Cause Program for the month of June 2019.

The GIANT Bags 4 My Cause Program is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities where shoppers live and work.

Vision Resource Center was selected as the June beneficiary of the program by store leadership at the GIANT located at 2104 Van Reed Road, West Lawn, Pa. Vision Resource Center will receive a $1 donation every time the $2.50 reusable Bags 4 My Cause Bag is purchased at this location throughout June, unless otherwise directed by the customer through the Giving Tag attached to the bag.

“We were pleasantly surprised to be chosen by Giant to be the beneficiary of its program throughout June,” said Lori Schermerhorn, president/CEO, Vision Resource Center of Berks County. “This is a wonderful way that our community can participate easily to help both children and adults who are blind or visually impaired to have resources at their fingertips.”

Vision Resource Center, formerly known as Berks County Association for the Blind, is a non-profit based in Reading, Pa. For 90 years the Vision Resource Center of Berks County has proudly provided services to prevent blindness and make it possible for visually impaired Berks County residents to lead independent and productive lives within their community.  The agency serves over 600 blind and visually impaired Berks County residents. The Vision Resource Center of Berks County is a 501 (c) 3, non-profit social service agency that was founded in 1929 by the Reading Lions Club. Learn more about Vision Resource Center by visiting www.vrcberks.org.

For more information on the GIANT Bags 4 My Cause Program, visit giant.bags4mycause.com.

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