Tuesday, November 13, 2012
It used to be $400. But because of Hurricane Sandy, all you have to do is spend $300 by November 22, and you can get a free turkey for your holiday table.
It's all to help people impacted by Hurricane Sandy. ShopRite has lowered the amount shoppers must spend in order to qualify for a free Thanksgiving turkey, according to Supermarket News. The traditional ShopRite turkeyfest happens once a year. During that time, shoppers who spend a certain amount of money can pick up a free turkey for their Thanksgiving table. This year, the supermarket recognizes that people who were affected by the recent hurricane probably didn't have food shopping on their minds - especially with areas of central New Jersey not having electricity, in some cases, for more than a week. The free turkey threshold was $400. ShopRite has changed that to $300, Supermarket News reports. The promotion, which runs from …
Sunday, October 30, 2011
East Windsor Patch, Rise and ShopRite are teaming up to collect food in support of Rise. We need your help.
After day one of the food drive during the October snowstorm, we collected serveral bags of food and $601 for the Rise food pantry. This will help feed many families during the holidays, and we are hoping tomorrow will be even better. We need your help to fill the truck. Stop by ShopRite in East Windsor between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to support the drive, and help us, help Rise. Rise: A Community Partnership goes above and beyond in helping the Hightstown and East Windsor community, by feeding and clothing the hungry and offering other services to those in need. The following items are needed: Monetary donations will also be accepted. All proceeds and donations will benefit Rise. Stop by and help. Your neighbors will thank you.
Friday, September 2, 2011
Mapping out the aisles leads to quicker shopping.
After the East Windsor Superfresh closed, I was a little lost. I was used to going to the grocery store and knowing where to find things. Not knowing where things are in the East Windsor ShopRite and having to deal with the crowds that are usually in that store made shopping not fun. But things are better now because I just happened to notice at ShopRite's courtesy counter, there are listings available for shoppers of what grocery items can be found in which aisle. Now I can shop in an fairly orderly fashion in the store (unless I have to deal with too many people blocking the aisles with their carts), without having to run back to grocery aisles I've already passed. So, despite ShopRite's crowds, I can get my shopping done quicker. …