St. John’s Embraces Caroline’s Cart


While grocery shopping is something that most of us take for granted, it is a much different story for persons living with disabilities and their caregivers. This is particularly true for parents of disabled children who find it very difficult or impossible to place their children in standard grocery carts.

This past Friday, representatives of the four major grocery players in St. John’s, NL: Sobeys, Dominion (Loblaw), Walmart and Colemans joined City Mayor, Dennis O’Keefe in an official ribbon cutting on a fleet of specially designed shopping carts meant to make grocery shopping a little bit easier and enjoyable for children with disabilities.

All major grocery stores in the St. John’s area will be equipped with Caroline’s Carts thanks to a partnership with these four leading retailers and the St. John’s chapter of the Canadian Progress Club.

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