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RiteWay exceeds $20K Bahamas fundraiser goal

- store raises $25K through customer support & company matching
Supermarket chain, RiteWay Food Markets has announced that it has exceeded a $20,000 fundraiser goal set for Bahamas Hurricane Relief efforts. Photo: Provided
Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm on September 1, 2019, and battered the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama for two days, causing several families to be displaced from their homes and contamination of potable water facilities. Photo: Al Jazeera
Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm on September 1, 2019, and battered the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama for two days, causing several families to be displaced from their homes and contamination of potable water facilities. Photo: Al Jazeera
Guy Strickland, Managing Director of Roadtown Wholesale Group of Companies, said RTW was proud to be making this donation on behalf of the company and its customers. Photo: VINO/File
Guy Strickland, Managing Director of Roadtown Wholesale Group of Companies, said RTW was proud to be making this donation on behalf of the company and its customers. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Supermarket chain, RiteWay Food Markets has announced it has exceeded a $20,000 fundraiser goal set for Bahamas Hurricane Relief efforts.

"In less than one month, the fund received donations from valued customers and employees, totalling $12,500 which the company matched to reach the company’s goal of raising $25,000 which will be sent to the Government of the Bahamas Cabinet and Disaster Management (NEMA) on behalf of our customers and RiteWay Food Markets," the company said in a release yesterday, October 8, 2019.

“The BVI saw so much aid and goodwill after Irma Hit us in 2017. I was not surprised at the generosity extended by our customers to help the victims of Dorian in the Bahamas, especially with so many other great organisations on the island at the same time fundraising” said Guy Strickland, Managing Director of Roadtown Wholesale Group of Companies.

Mr Strickland said RTW was proud to be making this donation on behalf of the company and its customers.

Roadtown Wholesale Trading Limited has listed itself as the premier wholesaler and retailer in the Virgin Islands and has several RiteWay Food Markets retail outlets, an online provisioning department, Cash and Carry a non–membership store along with one wholesale operation serving the Virgin Islands.

Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm on September 1, 2019, and battered the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama for two days, causing several families to be displaced from their homes and contamination of potable water facilities.

5 Responses to “RiteWay exceeds $20K Bahamas fundraiser goal”

  • lol (09/10/2019, 11:34) Like (0) Dislike (4) Reply
    wha bout the hungry bellies here?
  • Customer (09/10/2019, 12:07) Like (1) Dislike (9) Reply
    riteway need to stop weighting the whole box when you buy fish and charging fish price for the other cheap things. That's why I buy my fish seperate.
  • Just Checking (09/10/2019, 13:02) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Riteway has been doing good since they came if them greedy locals had gotten it we would have been in trouble
  • Hmmm (09/10/2019, 14:11) Like (2) Dislike (4) Reply
    Rite Way has doubled the price on groceries since Hurricanes Irmaria. The Company that runs Rite Way is now about to open a bigger better Cost U Less in St. Thomas. The funny thing is, our people are still going to go to St. Thomas and purchase groceries wholesale from them. Why, because it will be much cheaper than purchasing here. How Ironic is that. Hopefully, they will be able to pass some savings on to us at Rite Way once Cost U Less is up and running.


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