In the 13th anniversary year of the Give the Gift of Peace campaign, Jacksons Food Stores and its customers donated a total of $168,361 – $93,361 from customer donations and $75,000 matched by Jacksons – as part of the commitment to create Compassionate Communities.
Since the inception of the campaign, more than $1.2 million has been raised. This year’s campaign ran from Nov. 23 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 2016 campaign in Washington, Jacksons Food Stores and its customers donated a total of $19,421 ($10,770 from customer donations and $8,651 matched by Jacksons).
The Tukwila store, 13138 Interurban Ave. S., was in the top ten stores for the most money raised in this year’s campaign.
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 more than 200 Chevron/Texaco/Shell branded convenience stores in six Western States. To learn more information, visit Jacksons.com.
About the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Founded in 1990 by survivors of domestic violence and their allies, the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV) is a nonprofit network of more than 70 domestic violence advocacy programs throughout the state. WSCADV improves how communities respond to domestic violence and works to create a social intolerance for abuse. Their work includes research, training and technical assistance, producing educational tools, promoting domestic violence awareness, and public policy advocacy. To learn more, visit wscadv.org.