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York Weekly - Buy an item, feed the hungry at new store in York

After more than two years of online sales and walk-in customers, PS It Matters opened a retail location in York last Saturday. The storefront at 1132 Route 1 is aptly named Meals 4 Others and is the byproduct of a thriving business plan based on feeding people around the country.

Co-founded in 2011 by Jim Brennan and Michael Simchik, PS It Matters donates 15 percent of every dollar earned to a food bank of a shopper's choice.

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PS It Matters is making a difference in how people shop

Ron McAllister speaks with PS It Matters cofounder James Brennan about a novel approach to business! Read more »

PS It Matters Helping To Feed The Needy

YORK, Maine — A basic concept centered around neighbors helping neighbors is turning into a booming business in town.

In 2011, PS It Matters was co-founded by Jim Brennan and Michael Simchik. The company follows what Brennan calls a "social entrepreneurship" venture.

"It's for-profit, but there is a second bottom line. Each dollar earned has to do something more relative to solving hunger in each of our communities," he said.

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Online Specialty Food and Gift Provider with a Mission to Support Food Banks/Pantries Across the Country Conveys Message Using ENDURA LABEL from Relyco

Relyco Corp. - Oct 24, 2012

Shoppers get the specialty foods and gifts they want while giving valuable support to those in their selected community that are in need of food. The impact of each dollar donated to a food bank/ pantry has incredible leverage because each $1 donated provides 4 nutritious meals. Since its official launch in June 2012, PS It Matters has provided more than 10,000 meals, putting the organization on track to deliver as many as 60,000 meals by year’s end...

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WhyHunger and PS It Matters Launch National Partnership

New York, NY - October 22, 2012
WhyHunger, a leader in building the movement to end hunger and poverty, is pleased to announce a national partnership with PS It Matters, an online specialty foods, personal and corporate gift store with a commitment to help those who are hungry with every purchase.

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New Hampshire Food Bank Announced As PS It Matters "Food Provider Of The Month"

Manchester, NH - July 1, 2012 - New Hampshire Food Bank and PS IT MATTERS are pleased to announce the selection of New Hampshire Food Bank as the featured “Food Bank Provider” for the months of July and August.  The vital food and programs that New Hampshire Food Bank provides to over 400 partner agencies across the state is an irreplaceable lifeline to eliminating hunger in New Hampshire. 

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Good Shepherd Foodbank Announced As PS It Matters “Food Provider Of The Month”

Cape Neddick, Maine - April 30, 2012Good Shepherd Food Bank and PS IT MATTERS are pleased to announce the selection of Good Shepherd Food Bank as the featured “Food Bank Provider” for the month of May.  The vital food and programs that Good Shepherd Food Bank provides to over 600 partner agencies across the state is an irreplaceable lifeline to eliminating hunger in Maine.  PS IT MATTERS is honored to name Good Shepherd Food Bank as its Food Provider for the month of May.

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Vermont Foodbank Announced PS It Matters “Food Provider Of The Month"

Cape Neddick, Maine - April 2, 2012 - Vermont Foodbank and PS IT MATTERS are pleased to announce the selection of Vermont Foodbank as the featured “Food Bank Provider” for the month of April.  The vital food and services that Vermont Foodbank provides its 280 network partners across the state of Vermont is an irreplaceable lifeline to eliminating hunger in Vermont.  PS IT MATTERS is honored to name Vermont Foodbank as its Food Provider for the month of April.

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