Richmond Times-Dispatch and Walgreens Make Donation to American Diabetes Association
Posted: 2/7/2013 | By: Press Release | Richmond Times-Dispatch
Richmond, Va. – The Richmond Times-Dispatch has donated $2,672.90 to the American Diabetes Association on behalf of Richmond-area Walgreens stores.
The Times-Dispatch and Walgreens partnered on a promotion to offer the Sunday newspaper at the discounted price of $1.25 from August 26 to December 30, 2012. As part of the promotion, a portion of the proceeds from each newspaper sold was donated to the American Diabetes Association.
The check was presented by Times-Dispatch Publisher Tom Silvestri and Scott Saylor, Walgreens district manager, to American Diabetes Association Director Nancy Castrina and Manager of Fundraising Margaret Lam at The Times-Dispatch’s downtown offices on Wednesday, Feb. 6.
“This successful promotion is a testament to the value of newspapers in our community. We thank our readers for their support, which allowed The Times-Dispatch and Walgreens contribute to this worthy cause,” said Times-Dispatch Single Copy Manager Scott Payne.