Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL) is partnering with iHeartRadio and Narragansett Brewery for the annual Food & Funds Drive Radiothon to directly benefit food rescue organizations in Rhode Island.
The public is invited to visit Narragansett Brewery at India Point in Providence on Friday, November 10th to donate non-perishable foods and easily stored pantry items, such as canned fruits and vegetables, granola bars, boxes of pasta, jars of peanut butter, and more. iHeartRadio stations 94 WHJY, B101, and Now 93.3 will be broadcasting from the brewery from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Members of the community are also encouraged to pledge monetary donations online, at: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=XXT7UWCG7FXYY
Ocean State Job Lot is donating assorted shelf-stable goods to assist with the effort.
Friday, November 10th
6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
271 Tockwotton Street
About Ocean State Job Lot:
Founded in 1977, Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL) is a growing, privately held discount retail chain with 152 stores in New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, approximately 5,600 employees, and annual sales exceeding $800 million. OSJL Shoppers find an ever-changing array of brand name, first quality merchandise at closeout prices, including household goods, apparel, pet supplies, seasonal products (holiday, gardening, patio, pool, and beach supplies), and kitchen pantry staples at a fraction of their typical price. The company was named a four-time “Best Employer” by Forbes® Magazine*, a three-time US Best Managed Company by Deloitte, a two-time winner of the Inspiring Workplaces in North America Award, and a Global Top 100 Inspiring Workplaces winner. *Ocean State Job Lot is not affiliated with Forbes®.
The Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation has a long history of philanthropic leadership, supporting numerous causes, including feeding the hungry, helping the homeless, assisting veterans and military families, aiding animal rescue, caring for children, advancing healthcare, supporting the arts, and promoting learning. The Foundation’s operational, administrative, and overhead expenses are covered by Ocean State Job Lot, not the Foundation, ensuring that 100% of every dollar raised through the Foundation goes directly to helping those in need.
Ocean State Job Lot is headquartered in the Quonset Point Business Park at 375 Commerce Park Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852. Phone: (401) 295-2672; Website: OceanStateJobLot.com.