SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Through the efforts of customers and employees, Big Y World Class Markets has donated $100,000 to the Red Cross for Ukraine Humanitarian Relief.

From March 17th through March 30th, 2022, Big Y collected donations at registers, online, and myExpress checkout lines. The company also provided additional funds.

“My employees, my customers at each and every one of our stores have been very generous with their donations to help the Red Cross and send some relief to Ukraine. It’s a very good feeling knowing that we did this, we did this as a team,” said Assistance Store Director Darlene Wajda at Big Y in Springfield.

In a news release sent to 22News, Big Y has partnered with the American Red Cross for over 12 years, raising over $1.6-million to support humanitarian relief in the United States and abroad.