(3TV/CBS 5) - This holiday season, we invite you to help us spread some cheer with Fry’s Food Stores… and our Arizona’s Family Holiday food drive.
Now through Jan. 5, make a donation of a non-perishable food item at any store location or purchase a $1 or $5 scan card at the register.
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You can also donate by purchasing Purchase a $10 turkey scan card at checkout today and save 10 percent off your grocery bill Nov 23-25.
Help us make sure everyone has a turkey on their holiday table this year and save some money too
Together, we can make sure everyone in our community has a holiday meal.
Thank you from Fry’s Food Stores and Arizona’s Family on 3TV.
The facts about hunger in Arizona:
* In Arizona 1,033,590 are struggling with hunger, of them 370,960 are children.
* 1 in 7 people struggle with hunger
* 1 in 4 children struggle with hunger
* The average cost of a meal in Arizona is $2.87
Source: Feeding America
What is food insecurity?
In Arizona, 30 percent of our friends and families are considered working poor, living on wages that barely cover housing and basic necessities. With little money to spare on food, many of these Arizonans go without food for meals at a time.