DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Fresh Thyme Market is dedicated to enriching the lives of the communities they serve and is thrilled to announce the donation of the equivalent of $500,000 in meals to the St. Louis Area Foodbank. Hunger relief efforts in St. Louis, and throughout the country, are more critical than ever. A new study from Feeding America projects the number of food-insecure neighbors in the bi-state region to grow by 43%, including a 65% growth for children and teens. This means approximately 527,280 people in the Foodbank’s service territory may face hunger in 2020, including 159,220 children.
Since July, Fresh Thyme has been hosting a Round Up at the Register program across all their St. Louis store locations, giving customers the opportunity to donate while they shop. The funds from this Roundup, paired with a private donation from Fresh Thyme, will be given