Woodland, Calif. – Nugget Markets supports the UC Davis MIND Institute during National Autism Awareness Month in April with a matching fund drive at all Nugget stores. From April 1 -15, guests can make a tax-deductible checkstand donation in any amount at all Nugget Markets locations, and Nugget will donate a matching company-wide contribution up to $2,000 to the MIND Institute.
Founded in 1998 as a unique interdisciplinary research center, the UC Davis MIND Institute, located in Sacramento, is dedicated to working with researchers, clinicians, parents, community leaders, and students from around the globe to find the causes, most effective treatments and possible cures for neurodevelopmental disorders like autism. It is estimated that 1 out of 110 children born in the United States today will have autism.
“During Autism Awareness Month, we’re partnering with our guests to make a real impact and support the MIND Institute’s vital autism research,” says Eric Stille, CEO of Nugget Markets, Inc. “We thank our guests and the community in advance for their consideration and generosity.”
Nugget Markets, Inc. has been dedicated to family and community since 1926, and the company’s nine stores are located in Davis, Woodland, El Dorado Hills, Roseville, Elk Grove, Sacramento, West Sacramento, and Vacaville. For more information on autism awareness and the MIND Institute, visit http://mindinstitute.ucdavis.edu .