Shoppers donate $500,000+ in supplies to domestic violence program

Shop and Share

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Domestic violence shelters in Kentucky received a big boost from shoppers.

Governor Matt Bevin and First Lady Glenna Bevin joined community partners Tuesday to announce the results of the 2018 Shop & Share fundraiser for domestic violence shelters in the Commonwealth.

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According to the governor’s office, shoppers at more than 120 Kroger and other grocery stores across Kentucky donated $585,800 in supplies and funds during the 9th annual Shop & Share event on Saturday, February 3.

The one-day goods drive was organized by First Lady Glenna Bevin.

On Shop & Share day, volunteers at Kroger, Food City, Super Dollar, and IGA stores provided a list of items needed at Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence shelters.

These items include non-perishable foods, school supplies, hygiene products, and cleaning supplies.

To find out more about Shop & Share, click here.