Running a business is an expensive — and risky — venture. If you run a grocery store, for instance, what happens when the electricity goes out and food begins to thaw? An ordinary supermarket, in this instance, would call a mechanic and attempt to save all of the perishable goods. Trader Joe’s isn’t an ordinary store, however.
Because its policy mandates that all perishables are to be donated to charity, the Trader Joes in Kalamazoo, Michigan, donated 35,000 pounds of nutritious food to the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission earlier this week. This is extraordinary news, for the local shelter serves over 600 meals to the city’s homeless each day. Continue reading After Cooler Malfunction, Trader Joe’s Donates 35,000 Pounds Of Food To Charity