Costa Mesa, California, April 17, 2020 – Amid the COVID-10 crisis, IKEA Costa Mesa brightened Easter this year for nonprofit Project Independence of Costa Mesa with boxes of tasty treats destined for the people with developmental disabilities it serves, as well as for its staff.

“We recognize the role we can play in helping the many people in our local community during the COVID-19 crisis,” said Vanessa Flores, Loyalty Manager, IKEA Costa Mesa. “We are proud to support Project Independence with a donation of our Swedish Food Market products.

“As a company that cares deeply about people and the planet, our thoughts remain with those in our community and elsewhere who are directly affected by the virus and those working tirelessly to treat them.”

“We have had to make adjustments to ensure the safety and well being of the people with developmental disabilities we serve and are so grateful to IKEA Costa Mesa for all of the support it provides to our organization,” said Project Independence CEO and President Debra Marsteller.

Eighty-seven cents of every dollar raised by Project Independence goes directly to support vital programs for people with developmental disabilities.

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