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Resolve To Save On Food In 2012
During the recently completed 2011 holiday season, SHARE provided significant savings to nearly 13,000 families on their Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. What many may not know is that SHARE offers savings on quality foods every month of the year.
Everyone is welcome to purchase food through SHARE—there are no eligibility requirements, income limits or membership fees. It’s a nonprofit focused on helping savvy shoppers, whether they have a need to stretch their household budget or they simply like getting the best deal in town.
SHARE serves nearly 200 SHARE locations throughout Wisconsin, northeastern Minnesota, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and northern Illinois. Over 1,000 volunteers bring savings on food to more than 8,000 families every month.
SHARE’s newest food selections incorporate items that are lower in sodium, meats that are less processed and/or antibiotic- and hormone-free, and items that come from local and regional farms and producers. SHARE has begun to expand its “Fit & Frugal” selections in response to high demand from the community. Through these efforts, the organization is striving to make healthy eating affordable.
This time of year often brings big bills from holiday shopping. So now is an ideal time for families to resolve to stretch their budgets through SHARE in the new year. The organization’
To take advantage of SHARE’s savings on food in January, families can shop online with credit/debit cards at http://www.sharewi.org through January 15. SHARE’s main office will accept orders with credit/debit and SNAP (food stamp) payments over the phone toll-free at 800-548-2124 through January 13.
SHARE’s efforts to serve the community with savings on quality food would not be possible without volunteers, and help is needed throughout the year. Visit www.sharewi.org or call toll-free 800-548-2124 for information on making a difference in your community with SHARE.
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SHARE's nonprofit, volunteer-run food buying club helps families save 30-50% on supermarket quality food. Everyone is welcome. For over 25 years, SHARE volunteers have brought savings on food to hundreds of communities in the Upper Midwest.