Rite Aid starts its annual fundraising campaign to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Now Through May 6, Customers Can Purchase $1 Paper Miracle Balloons to Support Their Local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Rite Aid Raised $6 Million in 2016, Bringing Grand Fundraising Total Since 1994 to Nearly $81 Million Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — From now through May 6, Rite Aid associates chainwide will be […]

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PetSmart Charities expands its grant categories to provide more ways for nonprofits to benefit from funding support

Six New Grant Categories; Now 10 Total, Offer Eligible Nonprofits in the U.S. and Canada More Chances than Ever Before to Apply for Funding for Initiatives Aligned with PetSmart Charities’ New Mission PHOENIX, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, today ( March 21, 2017) unveiled […]

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Hannaford’s Help Fight Hunger Campaign raises $1.3M For Local Pantries and Food Banks

Scarborough, Maine, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hannaford Supermarkets today (03/15/2017) announced that it will soon deliver more than 11,500 cases of food to hunger relief organizations, as the final piece of its Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger campaign.  The program raised more than $1.3 in food and cash for local pantries and food banks. The […]

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PetSmart launches its biggest philanthropic campaign in its 30-year history

For Every Bag of Dog or Cat Food Purchased, PetSmart Will Donate a Meal to Pets in Need* PHOENIX, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of its 30th anniversary, PetSmart announced today the launch of its new Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program, where for every bag of dog or cat food purchased […]

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Lindex donates 10% of March 8 sales to HERhealth to provide health education and training to female textile workers

Lindex donates 10% of March 8 sales to HERhealth to provide health education and training to female textile workers   Sweden, 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — On March 8 Lindex endorses International Women’s Day by highlighting female textile workers and HERhealth; an initiative that provides health education and training to female textile workers. Lindex will […]

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BJ’s Wholesale Club donates $10,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

BJ’s Wholesale Club donates $10,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida   ORLANDO, Fla., 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today announced a $10,000 donation and partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, a Feeding America® Member food bank. The donation from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation will help improve […]

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Price Chopper/Market 32 celebrates successful campaign for Wish Teen Kacey and her family’s trip to Hawaii

Schenectady, NY, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a twist on traditional Price Chopper/Market 32 charitable giving, a challenge was issued to Golub Headquarters staff and Price Chopper/Market 32 Distribution staff to participate in a campaign to help fund a local Make-A-Wish wish. “We’re proud that our stores and main office host campaigns throughout the […]

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Inaugural BJ’s Charity Championship A Marquee Stop on The Legends Tour

Inaugural BJ’s Charity Championship A Marquee Stop on The Legends Tour   WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (March 1, 2017) announced the BJ’s Charity Championship, a marquee stop on The Legends Tour. BJ’s is expanding its annual charity golf Pro-Am Tournament, which has raised more than $20 million over […]

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SPAR Zimbabwe’s “Piggy Bank Challenge” provides support for children’s charity

Zimbabwe, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Zimbabwe recently ran a campaign – the ‘Piggy Bank Challenge’ – aimed at educating children on the importance of saving money whilst at the same time providing financial support for children’s charity, Childline. Running until the end of February, the campaign saw piggy banks (money boxes) on sale […]

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Sainsbury’s stores in Liverpool trials autism friendly initiative

Sainsbury’s stores in Liverpool trials autism friendly initiative   London, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three Sainsbury’s stores in Liverpool are trialling an autism friendly initiative, helping Liverpool achieve its goal of being the first autism friendly city in the UK. Adjustments made to meet the needs of children with autism, all day every […]

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Paradies Lagardère help grant wishes to children with life-threatening conditions through its variety of initiatives

ATLANTA, 2017-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, is proud to announce that it’s given more than $65,000 to the Make-A-Wish® Foundation, supporting operations in both the U.S. and Canada. The company has been a Platinum partner of Make-A-Wish® Canada since 2004, and has long worked […]

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Paradies Lagardère’s Treat Our Troops program provided more than 1.2 million items in 2016 to our military service men and women

ATLANTA, 2017-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, is proud to announce that its customers donated more than 1.2 million items of need in 2016 to our military service men and women around the globe through the Treat Our Troops program. Paradies Lagardère’s Treat Our Troops […]

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Gordy’s Market donated over 745,000 meals to the Feed My People Food Bank in 2016

CHIPPEWA FALLS, WISC, 2017-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gordy’s Market is pleased to announce the donation of over 950,000 pounds of food to the Feed My People Food Bank in 2016, representing over 745,000 meals. Gordy’s donates their high-quality food items from each of its 26 grocery stores to Feed My People Food Bank […]

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Best Buy Canada announces secondary schools to receive funding for tech-based curriculums through Best Buy School Tech Grant program

From more than 220 applicants, 16 secondary schools across Canada have been awarded cash grants of up to $10,000 each Recipients will use grants to enhance or integrate technology used in various courses, programs or extracurricular activities Burnaby, BC, 2017-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Best Buy Canada is proud to announce the 16 secondary schools, […]

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24,428 Pets adopted during PetSmart Charities’ first National Adoption Weekend of 2017

PHOENIX, 2017-Feb-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — This past weekend, North Americans opened their hearts and their homes to more than 24,000 adoptable pets who were looking for their forever families during PetSmart Charities’ first National Adoption Weekend of 2017—hosted at over 1,500 PetSmart stores across the continent.  This weekend event ranks among the top […]

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Federated Co-operatives Limited announces contribution of $1 million to the Thundering Ahead Capital Campaign

Federated Co-operatives Limited announces contribution of $1 million to the Thundering Ahead Capital Campaign   Saskatoon, SK, 2017-Feb-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wanuskewin Heritage Park’s recently announced $40-million Thundering Ahead Capital Campaign received its first major donation today (FEBRUARY 23, 2017). Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is making a $1 million commitment to the campaign. […]

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X5 Retail Group to expand the geographic reach of its ‘Basket of Kindness’ programme to provide food aid to people in need

Moscow, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces that in 2016, around 20,000 of its customers donated more than 27.5 tons of food to people in need as part of the ‘Basket of Kindness’ programme, which is organised jointly […]

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$15,824 and 6,459 pounds of food donated to Food Bank of Central New York from Price Chopper and Market 32’s 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign

$15,824 and 6,459 pounds of food donated to Food Bank of Central New York from Price Chopper and Market 32’s 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign   Schenectady, NY, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Bank of Central New York received the proceeds from Price Chopper and Market 32’s 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign, which included […]

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New Hampshire Food Bank received $2,303 and 3,289 pounds of food from Price Chopper and Market 32’s 2016 Check Out Hunger campaign

CAPTION: Front row (L-R): Marie Walker, Ashlynn Moerloos, Marguerite Malloy, Lori Mangan, Renée Perrault, Lisa Smith Dean, Kim Case, Jon Singleton, Landis Donaghy, Stephan DeBuc; middle row (L-R): Michael Salinas, Meghan Kacmarcik, Connie Miville, Mystyna Yackel Shappy, Helen Costello, Tyson Derby, Bruce Wilson; and back row (L-R): Autumn LannonGoodwin, Debra Learnard, Nick Lamy, Jayson McCarter, […]

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Price Chopper and Market 32’s annual giving program raised $8,100 and 4,058 pounds of food for The Vermont Foodbank

CAPTION: Vermont Foodbank staff and volunteers (from left to right) Jenny Brittenham-Jones, Sara Whitehair, Cassie Lindsay, Glennis Drew, Jason Maring, Renee Kievit-Kylar, Hanna Snyder, Doug Kievit-Kylar, Julie-Ann Graves, and John Sayles show their appreciation for Price Chopper/Market 32’s Check Out Hunger campaign.   Schenectady, NY, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Vermont Foodbank received the […]

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Chick-fil-A and Feeding Children Everywhere meal-packing event packed a record-breaking one million meals for children in need

Chick-fil-A and Feeding Children Everywhere meal-packing event packed a record-breaking one million meals for children in need   ATLANTA, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 5,000 Chick-fil-A® restaurant franchise owners, home office employees and their spouses packed a record-breaking one million meals for food-insecure children while gathered at the company’s annual conference in […]

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Feed the Truth: A new independent organization to improve public health guidance and information offered to Americans

With a pledge of $25 million, Daniel Lubetzky seeks to offset self-serving industry agendas at the expense of public good Lubetzky will remove himself and his company completely from its operation to ensure transparency and eliminate bias NEW YORK, NY, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Daniel Lubetzky, the Founder and CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks […]

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BJ’s Restaurants to deliver a special “thank you” lunch to honor first responders on National Random Acts of Kindness Day

BJ’s team members nationwide are giving back to their communities by delivering meals to 188 local fire and police stations as part of their Buy A Hero A Beer℠ program HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) announced that team members from its 188 BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations nationwide […]

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Walgreens and PeopleForBikes launch unique road cycling journeys in support of Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day Campaign

Road Cycling Experience to Benefit Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day Campaign to End Child Poverty DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens and PeopleForBikes have joined together to introduce “Ride On for Red Nose Day,” two four-day professional-grade road cycling experiences that will begin April 30 to help support Red Nose Day’s mission to […]

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The CEO Roundtable on Cancer accredits CVS Health with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has accredited CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard, recognizing its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members. The company earned the distinguished Gold Standard accreditation for […]

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Morinda supports flood relief efforts in Tahiti

Morinda supports flood relief efforts in Tahiti   PAPE’ETE, Tahiti, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The end of January brought devastation to the people of Tahiti. After days of torrential rain and heavy flooding, many residents were evacuated from the island while thousands of others were left to take care of the broken remains that […]

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Kimco to assist The SCORE Foundation in the creation of educational services for retail entrepreneurs

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) today (2/13/2017) announced that it has sponsored The SCORE Foundation in the development by SCORE of new educational services focused specifically on entrepreneurs who are starting, operating or managing small businesses in the brick-and-mortar retail, service or restaurant industries. The program and […]

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Tops Friendly Markets announces the return of Double Give Back days as part of the Tops in Education program

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts is pleased to bring back Double Give Back days as part of the Tops in Education program for the entire month of February. Now through February 28, those registered […]

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SUPERVALU Foundation donates $1 million to nonprofits for hunger and food-related relief efforts across the country

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., 2017-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) today (Feb. 9, 2017) announced that the SUPERVALU Foundation will donate $1 million to 34 nonprofits that provide hunger and food-related relief to those in need in local communities across the country. The $1 million in donations will benefit local communities in […]

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SPAR to run SPARK kids Athletics Park during 2017 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade on 3-5 March

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — As principle sponsor of the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade on 3-5 March, SPAR will once again be working with the Female Coaching Network (FCN) to run the SPARK kids Athletics Park (SPARK). SPARK was first launched at the 2010 European Athletics Championships and has since developed […]

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