Stewart's Customers Donate New Record For Holiday Match

Stewart's Customers Donate New Record For Holiday Match

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It was another record-setting year for a Stewart's Shops program that raises money for area children's charities.

This year customers donated $945,000 to the Holiday Match, which runs Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day.

Stewart's matches that giving one-for-one for a total this year of $1.89 million.

Customers gave $19,000 more than last year. This is the fourth consecutive year the program has set a record.

Last year, the Holiday Match helped support a record 1,737 local children's organizations across 31 counties.

Organizations in Jefferson County received over $64,000, $45,000 went to places in St. Lawrence County, and Lewis County organizations received $22,000. 

Since it started, the program has raised $26 million.

Children’s charities can apply for funding through January 31. Applications are available at stewartsshops.com or at any Stewart's Shop.

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