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Jacksons Gives the Gift of Peace
In an effort to stop domestic violence, Jacksons Food Stores and its customers have donated a total of $155,437 in the annual “Give the Gift of Peace” campaign. Of that amount, $80,437 came from customer donations at Jacksons Food Stores, and $75,000 through a generous donation by John Jackson.
The campaign, which runs every year from Thanksgiving Day to Christmas, helps raise funds for the prevention of domestic violence and dating violence through community awareness and to provide free legal civil services to victims.
Jacksons sold paper doves in all of their stores in all four states of operation to raise the money, and each state’s money stays local. The totals by state include: Idaho $45,212; Washington $44,650; Oregon $44,778; Nevada $20,797. Jacksons Food Stores and customers have raised over $600,000 since the campaign’s inception in 2003, with the latest campaign being the highest total in the program’s history.
"Jacksons Food Stores is pleased to support this important campaign to prevent domestic violence in our communities. Together, we thank our customers for generously responding to the campaign to increase the level of support for victims of domestic voilence," said Jacksons Food Stores Owner John Jackson.