Open Pantry Team Gets Pied

Open Pantry has played a big part in the fundraising effort for MS ( Multiple Sclerosis ) for many years. This year our 7 sites raised $30,000 to find a cure.

Toward the end of our campaign this year we put out a challenge to the team. The reward for meeting that challenge was ….well…. a lot of fun and tasted pretty good as well. The challenge/competition stated that the store that hit $100 over their highest day ever during the last few days of the MS drive would be able to pie Jim, Bryan or Robert. Our Racine Store 9570 accomplished this goal and had the privilege of being able to pie all 3 of them. It was a blast and as you will see from the pictures and video, we all had fun doing it as well as being spectators.

Click here to watch the video.

Pie Throwing

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2015 National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Wisconsin Chapter Walk

 

For the past 17 years, we have participated in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Wisconsin Chapter Walk and this year was no different. For 2015 we thought it would be fun to get our employees and their families involved a little more by participating in some Q&A about Open Pantry along the path. It was a lot of fun and both young and old participated.

For 2015 we were able to raise $30,000 for this great cause by selling MS Pin-ups & bracelets. Some of the stores also had bake sales to raise money.

Here are some photos from the MS Walk.

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Walk MS 2015 Sponsorship Proposal

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Wisconsin Chapter featured Open Pantry in their promotional pamphlet this year which was such a great honor for us. They send these out to
organizations, encouraging them to get involved and become a sponsor. Understanding, how important teams are to their walk events they wanted to showcase Open Pantry and our walk team. This is the piece that we were featured in:

2015 Walk MS Proposal

Open Pantry Producing 12th Annual MS Pinup Campaign

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Open Pantry Raising Money and Awareness For The Multiple Sclerosis Movement

ms sneakerOpen Pantry stores in Wisconsin and Illinois are raising money and awareness for the MS movement by selling Walk MS Pin-ups now through the end of April 2016. Come and show your support by visiting one of our WI or IL locations buying a Pin-up and helping support this great cause.