Bi-Lo has teamed up with the Paul Anderson Youth Home to raise money and awareness to help these men. The Statesboro Bi-Lo store is participating in this company wide campaign.
Shoppers are being asked to make a donation as they pay for their purchases at the check out lanes. All proceeds will go directly to the Paul Anderson Youth Home.
Drew Read, chief operating officer at the youth home, said they are dedicated to helping these young men to reach their potential to be better husbands, fathers, workers, students, teachers and coaches effectively steer them away from prison time.
Rondel Hartwell, Bi-Lo director of public relations, community involvement and charitable giving, said “Bi-Lo recognizes the important role that we and our loyal customers can play in solving issues and making stronger communities for everyone,” and is are honored and committed to work hard to serve, improve and help communities.
The Paul Anderson Youth Home was founded in 1961 by the Olympic gold medalist, world champion weight lifter and Guinness Book of World Records holder Paul Anderson and his wife, Glenda in their home in Vidalia.