Redner’s Markets announced a donation of $65,000 for humanitarian aid to Ukraine as part of the HOPE project.

Throughout July and August, Redner’s Markets held a fundraiser, allowing customers to round their purchase up to an even dollar amount and donate the difference.

Redner’s has pledged to donate up to $25,000.

Project HOPE is a global non-profit organization whose mission is to transform the health and well-being of vulnerable people through partnerships with communities, health professionals and public health systems, according to the organization’s website.

Since the Russian invasion, Project HOPE has been working in Ukraine and the neighboring countries of Moldova, Poland, and Romania to support medical facilities, provide essential medical equipment and supplies, and meet the needs of Ukrainian refugees, including primary medical, mental health, and psychosocial care. support, according to Redner’s press release.

“The most gut-wrenching feeling is the need to provide basic health and sanitation needs for women and children,” said Gary M. Redner, Redner’s Chief Operating Officer. “This donation provides direct assistance to these vulnerable populations.”

Redner said his company is connected to Project HOPE through a partnership with the National Grocers Association.

“It’s been several months since the Russian invasion, but the people of Ukraine need us now more than ever as we await an escalation of the war amid a very long and cold winter,” said Rabih Torbay, President and CEO of Project HOPE. in the release. “Thanks to the generosity of Redner’s Markets partners and guests, Project HOPE can remain committed to the people of Ukraine as we provide medical and mental health support, repair damaged hospitals, provide access to life-saving medicine and provide safe spaces for displaced children. ยป