Celebrating 50 years of making our communities well with 50 acts of wellness

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Our more than 97,000 Rite Aid associates and Supplier Partners are in on the acts of wellness. They are making their communities more well one hour at a time. Look around at what they’re doing on their own in support of Rite Aid’s 50th Anniversary.


January23Wednesday

DowellGroup Provides Hope and Healing to Greater Harrisburg Area

Mechanicsburg, PA

Several members of the DowellGroup volunteered to pack food bags at Bethesda Mission’s Warehouse in Mechanicsburg, PA, to be distributed to less fortunate families in six neighboring Pennsylvania counties.

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January9Wednesday

Helping to End Hunger in Central Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA

The DowellGroup team helped pack 420 cases of mixed groceries for distribution to soup kitchens, shelters and food pantries in 27 central Pennsylvania countries.

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January5Saturday

Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

Camp Hill, PA

Several employees of DowellGroup and their families participated in the Sandy Hook Student Snowflake Drive.

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January4Friday

Taking Care of a Local Soldier

Furlong, PA

Conair Corporation National Account Manager Lori Radel was inspired to send a care package of personal care items to a local soldier recently deployed to Afghanistan.

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December31Monday

Providing Care for Children in Need

Mechanicsburg, PA

DowellGroup Sales Vice Preside Craig Keefauver’s wife, Donna, delivered personal care items to the United Methodist Home for Children in Mechanicsburg, PA. 

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December24Monday

Gifts of Giving

Harrisburg, PA

DowellGroup Executive Assistant Joyce Crossett and her sister Mary wrapped several gifts on Christmas Eve and donated them to the Bethesda Mission in Harrisburg, PA, to be handed out to families in need on Christmas Day.

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December22Saturday

DowellGroup Makes Donation to Benefit Diabetic Patients

Lebanon, PA

DowellGroup Senior Customer Service Representative Patti Trout donated diabetic and non-binding socks to the patients at the Lebanon Veteran Affairs Medical Hospital in Central Pennsylvania.

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December19Wednesday

DowellGroup Pledges Good Health and Wellness

Camp Hill, PA

Seven members of the DowellGroup participated in “Walking Wednesday” as part of their pledge towards good health and overall wellness.

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December18Saturday

DowellGroup offers Helpings Hands this Christmas

Harrisburg, PA

Seven members of the DowellGroup teamed up with the Helping Hands of Grace from the Grace United Methodist Church in Harrisburg, PA, to prepare Christmas dinners for those less fortunate living in surrounding communities.

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December18Tuesday

Meals on Wheels

Alexandria, VA

On Dec. 18, 2012, Dale O’Neil, wife of DowellGroup Vice President of Sales Mike O’Neil, wore her RA50 t-shirt and delivered 13 meals to seniors in her community. Dale has been delivering meals directly to the homes of seniors with limited mobility for over eight years and finds it very fulfilling

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December15Saturday

A Very Special Christmas for Heritage Hall Nursing Home

Leesburg, VA

Mindi Goins from GowellGroup made Christmas cards for the elderly residents of Heritage Hall Nursing Home on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012.

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December14Friday

Conair Corporation Spreads Holiday Cheer

Stamford, CT

Conair Corporation employees organized a toy drive at their offices in Stamford, CT, this past December. Employees wrapped all donations and delivered them to the local Salvation Army, where they were given to families in need of gifts for their children during the holidays.

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December10Monday

DowellGroup Makes Charitable Donation to Operation Embrace

Potomac, MD

On Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, the DowellGroup made a charitable donation to Operation Embrace, which offers direct financial assistance for medical, therapeutic and rehabilitative needs to injured survivors of terror attacks in Israel.

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December8Saturday

‘Tis the Season of Giving

Severna Park, MD

In December, 2012, the DowellGroup partnered with the Walk the Walk Foundation to help during the holiday season by assembling bikes for children in need in West Virginia, Virginia, Kent County and Anne Arundel County, MD.

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December7Friday

Poinsettias for Widows

Leesburg, VA

Mindi Goins and Sonya Libby from DowellGroup assisted their local Knights of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary to sort and deliver poinsettias for widows of Saint John’s Church.

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December6Thursday

DowellGroup Fills Bus with Supplies for Sandy Relief

Harrisburg, PA

After the devastation left behind by Hurricane Sandy, Unique Limousine pledged to fill their largest bus with much needed supplies and drive it to the residents of Ocean City, NJ.

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December2Sunday

Dowell Group Delivers Holiday Tidings

Leesburg, VA

The Cold Weather Program at Loudoun County Homeless Shelter provides many comforts that can be taken for granted during the holiday season. The program provides a bus that picks up homeless individuals in the area and brings them back to the shelter where they are served a hot meal.

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December2Sunday

A Prescription for Fun

Conshohocken, PA

Conair Corporation National Accounts Manager Lori Radel and her boyfriend, Gene, volunteered to stuff envelopes for the annual Dragonfly Forest charity drive this past December.

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December1Saturday

DowellGroup Welcomes Home Our Troops

Camp Hill, PA

Several members of the DowellGroup hosted card making events to create one-of-a-kind “thank you” cards for returning soldiers.

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December1Saturday

DowellGroup Family Participates in Community Mitten Tree

Leesburg, VA

DowellGroup Senior Customer Service Representative Sonya Libby and her family participated in a mitten tree at the Kiddie Academy Child Care Learning Center in early December.

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November13Tuesday

DowellGroup Welcomes Troops Home

Baltimore, MD

Working with Operation Welcome Home Maryland, members of DowellGroup traveled to BWI airport this past November to deliver 500 reusable bags , personal care items, several cases of water, snack items and Rite Aid gift cards to returning troops.

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November19Monday

DowellGroup Delivers Presents to “Operation Christmas Child”

Enola, PA

The DowellGroup volunteered their time to help “Operation Christmas Child” on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, by assembling five empty shoe boxes with small gifts and delivering the boxes to a local collection center. Volunteers then mailed the collected boxes throughout the world to underprivileged children.

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November19Monday

Women’s Shelter Receives Donation from DowellGroup

Harrisburg, PA

In November, the DowellGroup donated essential items to the Shalom House women and children’s shelter in Harrisburg, PA. The Shalom House provides temporary shelter for woman and children who have nowhere else to go, transitional housing for homeless veterans and their children, and permanent housing for disabled, chronically homeless low-income women.

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November19Monday

DowellGroup Hosts Book Drive for The Salvation Army

York, PA

On Monday, November 19, the DowellGroup hosted a book drive for The Salvation Army Children’s Learning Center in York, PA. The group donated new and gently used books to the Salvation Army’s after school program that serves inner city York County students from Kindergarden to 9th grade.

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November18Sunday

DowellGroup Provides Backpack Buddies for Youth

Ashburn, VA

The DowellGroup volunteered at the Ashburn Community Center on Sunday, November 18, 2012, preparing “Backpack Buddies” for Loudoun County youth. The group filled the backpacks with healthy food, such as apple sauce and mandarin oranges.

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