From October through mid November, 2020, the Chatham Downs Harris Teeter held its Round Up Campaign, benefitting United Way and Salvation Army. Shoppers were invited to round up their transaction to the nearest whole dollar at checkout, and 100 percent of funds raised were distributed evenly among the United Way of Chatham County and Salvation Army of Chatham County. United Way received $4,516, which was more than anticipated.
Because the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle program was impacted at the Chatham Downs Harris Teeter in 2020, Harris Teeter decided to split the Round Up donations between United Way and Salvation Army.
Focusing on education, health, financial stability and basic needs, United Way works to create an environment of opportunity where thousands of families in our communities can have a chance for a better life.
“We are very thankful for the support that United Way receives from Harris Teeter. With every dollar raised, they are engaging employees and customers in our important work to make sure the people who need help the most receive it during this unprecedented time,” said Katie Childs, Executive Director for the United Way of Chatham County.
The Salvation Army assists individuals and families-in-need by providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation services and clothing and shelter for those facing homelessness.