FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2018
Bartell Drugs, Seattle Gourmet Foods/Dilettante Chocolates® present $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital
SEATTLE – Who doesn’t love kids and chocolate?
Bartell Drugs and Seattle Gourmet Foods/Dilettante Chocolates® recently teamed to raise money for Seattle Children’s Hospital Uncompensated Care Fund. During February, for each package of Dilettante Chocolates® products sold at Bartells — TruffleCremes®, Chocolate-covered fruit, caramels, and toppings—each company made a financial contribution to the fund, reaching the goal of $25,000.
The two local companies presented the check for $25,000 on March 12 to benefit Seattle Children’s vision to transform children’s health for generations to come.
“Seattle Gourmet Foods, manufacturer of Dilettante Chocolates®, was proud to support our Pacific Northwest community through this partnership with Bartell Drugs and Seattle Children’s Hospital,” says Mark S. Clark, Director, Seattle Gourmet Foods.
Brent Beebe, Senior Vice President of Merchandising for Bartells, notes that “collaborative fundraising efforts are a great way for local businesses to support children in need. We were extremely happy to have partnered with Seattle Gourmet Foods to make this contribution.”
The fundraising effort by the two Northwest-owned companies reflects their long-time commitment to positively impact the lives of children and families living in the Puget Sound area.
About Bartell Drugs
Family-owned since 1890, Seattle-based Bartell Drugs is proud of its 128-year history in the Northwest. Four generations of the Bartell family have continuously focused on the future – and how the drugstore chain could better serve its customers. Operating 67 locations in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, it is the nation’s oldest family-owned drugstore chain. For more information on Bartell Drugs, visit www.bartelldrugs.com.
Ric Brewer, Senior Communications Manager, 206-933-9416 or firstname.lastname@example.org