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Schnuck Markets, Inc.

Date : May 21, 2013

USO and Schnucks Team Up for a Summer Surge


ST. LOUIS – Those wanting to give a “touch of home” to America’s service men and women can now do so on their next trip to their neighborhood Schnucks.  For four weeks (May 22 – June 18), Schnucks stores will be hosting a “Summer Surge” Personal Care Item Drive offering customers an easy way to donate directly to the troops via the USO.


“We are honored to partner with Schnucks to support our troops and their families by providing a touch of home and needed resources,” said USO Development Director Christine Trotter.


According to Schnucks Sales Promotion Coordinator Maria Michelsen while visiting Schnucks, customers can look for $5-prepackaged bags of HBC items directly from the USO’s wish list.  “The bag includes one tube of Colgate toothpaste, one Suave deodorant, one Scotties facial tissues pack and two tubes of Chapstick,” Michelsen said.  “After purchasing, customers can simply drop the bag off at the marked receptacle near the courtesy center of each store.” 


About the USO of Missouri, Inc.  The USO of Missouri, Inc’s mission is to lift the spirits of America's troops and their families by providing a "touch of home" through our facilities, a shoulder when needed, and fun family events. The USO of Missouri, Inc. is a civilian, registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization receiving no government, military, or United Way funding and is not a part of the Department of Defense. The USO of Missouri, Inc. relies entirely on the support and generosity of the American people to serve our troops each and every day. Since its inception in 1981, over 4.1 million military and their families have benefited from the services provided by the USO of Missouri, Inc. The USO of Missouri, Inc provides services to the entire state of Missouri and the Southern Illinois counties of Jersey, Madison, Monroe and St. Clair. For more information about us or to contact the USO of Missouri, Inc. visit us online at         

About Schnucks
  Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. operates 100 stores and 96 in-store pharmacies in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa.  Follow Schnucks on Facebook at

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