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Missoula Fresh Market giving away 50,000 reusable bags

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Posted at 11:59 AM, Oct 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-15 13:59:16-04

MISSOULA — Missoula Fresh Market and their community partners are offering up free reusable tote bags to its customers.

Some 50,000 reusable tote bags will be given to customers in an effort to help limit use of plastic bags, according to a news release.

Customers who receive reusable tote bags are encouraged to make a small donation with all proceeds going to benefit the Montana Food Bank Network.

“We encourage all of our customers to use these or other reusable tote bags in our stores,” said Missoula Fresh Market owner Ron Ramsbacher,

Missoula Fresh Market customers are encouraged to make a $1 donation or to donate the remaining dollar amount of their purchases by rounding up the order total.

Any donations made by Missoula Fresh Market customers will go to the Montana Food Bank Network.

Businesses interested in joining Missoula Fresh Market’s efforts in eliminating the use of plastic can call (406) 251-7170.