RETAILERS INCREASING EFFORTS IN ANTI-HUNGER CAMPAIGN

NEW YORK -- Retailers are increasing their involvement in this year's Check-Out Hunger campaign to new levels as they hope to ring up a record $1 million for local food banks in this region.In the annual program, supermarkets place cards with $1, $2 and $5 donation slips at their checkout lanes during October and November. Consumers then hand their cashier a slip and the amount of the donation is

NEW YORK -- Retailers are increasing their involvement in this year's Check-Out Hunger campaign to new levels as they hope to ring up a record $1 million for local food banks in this region.

In the annual program, supermarkets place cards with $1, $2 and $5 donation slips at their checkout lanes during October and November. Consumers then hand their cashier a slip and the amount of the donation is scanned onto their bill. The funds are then turned over to the food banks.

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