Ric’s to hold drive for Lean on Me Outreach

Each morning Ric’s Food Center loads a Lean on Me truck with product from the store. Store Director Dave Brickner, pictured with a Lean on Me volunteer, said he estimates the store gives Lean on Me $500 to $1,000 worth of product—dairy, produce, deli, bakery items and more—every day.

Public invited to help others in need When Ric’s Food Center planned opening their doors three years ago, they knew there would be extra product—produce, deli and more—that would go unsold yet still be perfectly good. The family-owned company looked around Rockford for a deserving charity and found Lean on Me Outreach. “We give them […]