GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer will double match every $10 Simply Give donation made Sept. 5-7 to replenish food pantry shelves depleted while school was out of session.


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Each $10 Meijer Food Pantry Donation Card purchased on these days will be converted to a $30 Meijer gift card and given to a local food pantry selected by each store.

Hank Meijer“Despite the rebounding economy, hunger is still a problem that continues to grow through the Midwest,” said Meijer co-chairman Hank Meijer in a statement. “With the generous support of our customers and food pantry partners, we will continue to make hunger relief a priority because no one should go to bed hungry.”

Double Match Days are part of a $1 million contribution Meijer is making to its 2013 Simply Give program which runs three times a year for about 10 weeks. The fall 2013 campaign runs through Sept. 28.

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