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ShopRites of Lawnside and Sicklerville of Zallie Family Markets Join Good Food Bucks SNAP Doubling Program

ShopRite of Lawnside, NJ. Photo courtesy of Zallie Community Foundation.

Lawnside, NJ and Sicklerville, NJ The Good Food Bucks program is expanding to two new ShopRite stores in Camden county! Good Food Bucks is a statewide nutrition incentive program administered by City Green, Inc. This program doubles the value of fruit and vegetable purchases for shoppers who use SNAP by giving them a matching coupon every time they shop for produce at participating grocery store locations. Through an exciting new partnership with the Zallie Family Markets and Zallie Community Foundation, shoppers buying produce with SNAP will now receive Good Food Bucks at the ShopRites of Lawnside and Sicklerville.


At all participating ShopRite locations, anytime that a shopper purchases fresh produce with their SNAP EBT card, they will receive a matching coupon for up to $5 to use for future purchases of fruits and vegetables. Customers must also use their ShopRite Price Plus Card during the transaction in order to receive the discount coupon. Good Food Buck coupons can be redeemed for more fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs.



“City Green is excited to bring Good Food Buck SNAP incentives to Camden County and add to the landscape of food security initiatives happening in the area,” shares Lisa Martin, City Green’s Director of Food Access. “Zallie Family Markets and The Zallie Community Foundation have shown strong commitments to improving health and wellness in their communities, and they were a natural partner for the Good Food Bucks program. Good Food Bucks help to ease grocery budgets so shoppers can have more choice in selecting high quality, fresh, healthy food for themselves and their families.”


As food prices have continued to increase, many New Jersey families have an increasing need for affordable healthy food. According to Feeding America, Camden county in 2021 had over 47,000 people who suffer from food insecurity, which makes up 9.1% of the county's population. The New Jersey Department of Human Services reports that over 74,000 people in the county currently participate in the SNAP program, and over 30,000 of those people are children. Programs like Good Food Bucks ensure that shoppers are able to get the most out of their SNAP benefits.


Produce section at the ShopRite of Sicklerville, NJ. Photo courtesy of Zallie Community Foundation.

“We are thrilled to partner with City Green and join the Good Food Buck network.”, says Renee Zallie, Founder and President of the Zallie Community Foundation. “The program will build upon the Zallie Community Foundation's initiatives to fight food insecurity and increase access to nutritious foods. We are grateful to give our customers the opportunity to enjoy more fruits and vegetables at our Zallie Family Markets ShopRite Stores in the Lawnside and Sicklerville communities.”


The ShopRite of Lawnside (130 N White Horse Pike, Lawnside, NJ 08045) and the ShopRite of Sicklerville (542 Berlin Cross Keys Road, Sicklerville, NJ 08081) will be the first Good Food Bucks partner grocery stores in Camden county. You can also find the Good Food Bucks program at Collingswood Farmers Market in Camden county.


Join us in kicking off the Good Food Bucks program at Zallie Family Markets on Thursday, April 25th at the ShopRite of Lawnside (130 N White Horse Pike, Lawnside, NJ 08045). The Good Food Bucks team will be tabling with program information from 12pm - 2:30pm, with Welcome Remarks and partner photo opportunity at 12:30pm. RSVP on the Event Page!


City Green, Inc. has operated the Good Food Bucks program since 2011, which now serves as New Jersey’s largest statewide nutrition incentive program, spanning over 45 different grocery stores, farm stands, and farmers markets across 20 counties. Since 2016, over $706,000 in Good Food Bucks incentive dollars have been spent at City Green’s network of partner locations by over 56,000 customers. City Green is proud to be a federal USDA GusNIP grant recipient for administering nutrition incentives across the state. Good Food Bucks at these locations is also supported by Tepper Foundation and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.


To learn more about Good Food Bucks and to find an authorized farm market or grocery store partner near you, visit goodfoodbucks.com. Any farmers markets or fresh food retailers that want to offer Good Food Bucks to their customers can reach out to City Green at goodfoodbucks@city-green.org


City Green is a 501(c)(3) urban farming and gardening organization based in Clifton, New Jersey working to revitalize urban areas through agriculture and educational programming. It offers practical, technical, and financial resources in support of environmental stewardship, equitable access to healthy food, and ecologically sustainable communities. For more information contact Jasmine Moreano, Director of Community Engagement and Advocacy at JMoreano@City-Green.org or visit www.citygreenonline.org


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