Rite Aid raises more than $590k for United Way

Chain has raised nearly $5.8 million since 2002

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid has raised nearly $600,000 for a United Way chapter in Pennsylvania, the retail pharmacy chain said.

The company announced that employees in its corporate offices around the greater Harrisburg, Pa., area had raised $590,159 during its fundraising campaign for United Way of the Capital Region, for a total of nearly $5.8 million since 2002. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's state capital, is near the company's headquarters in Camp Hill, Pa.

"One of our company's core values is to be a caring neighbor, involved in the communities we serve in meaningful ways," Rite Aid chairman, president and CEO John Standley said. "I'm proud of how our associates took our compaign theme, 'Give and Live United,' to heart and raised an amazing amount of money to help those in their own backyard who need it the most."

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