By way of a background, Yurek Pharmacy employees, who want to wear jeans to work on Friday’s, pitch in $2 to support a local charity. The company matches staff contributions and sends a cheque to the organization.
Recently, Yurek created a Facebook poll asking the community to recommend local charities to receive its Jeans Day donations. The community offered over 250 nominations that resulted in a list of 52 charities for consideration!
“We’ve really been touched with the response. Over 1,200 engagements by people who care about local charities makes us all #stthomasproud”, says Peter Yurek.
Based on people’s responses, here is an alphabetical list of our recipients for the upcoming year.
All Breed Canine Rescue
Another Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation
Caring Cupboard/St. Thomas-Elgin Food Bank
Fresh Start Support Services
Jabez Therapy Ranch
Ontario Student Nutrition Program
St. John’s Ambulance
St. Thomas Elgin Public Arts Centre Children’s Art Programs
Victim Services London
Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU)
YWCA Bridges Out of Poverty
Yurek Pharmacy Limited has been committed to providing quality healthcare and embracing its community roots since 1963. We believe small-town values of community, support, and caring are the foundation upon which our company has been built. And that’s why we continue to hold true to those values, while embracing emerging pharmaceutical technologies.
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