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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Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship program now open for applications

Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship program now open for applications   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer team members and their children will once again have a chance to receive up to $10,000 to further their college education with the Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship program, a competitive scholarship administered by Grand […]

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The Wawa Foundation donates $100,000 to Winnie Palmer Hospital for its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Wawa Foundation Donates $100,000 for New Transport Incubator Orlando, FL, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wawa Foundation has awarded Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies a $100,000 grant for its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Supporting The Wawa Foundation’s health-focused giving initiative, the grant funds will purchase a new incubator used to […]

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FMI Foundation’s Stir It Up! fundraising event raised a record-setting $1,032,000 for its nutrition and health initiatives

Arlington, VA, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation’s new fundraising event, Stir It Up!,  raised $1,032,000 in support of the Foundation’s programs in food safety, nutrition and health at FMI’s 2017 Midwinter Executive Conference.  This was the highest amount ever raised at a FMI Foundation event.  Stir It Up! offered […]

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Nordstrom announces $719,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and Canada through Treasure&Bond

Also names YWCA USA and Canada as the brand’s 2017 nonprofit partners SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom today (Feb. 6, 2017) announced its latest donation from Treasure&Bond, the company’s give-back brand that donates 2.5% of net sales to nonprofit organizations empowering youth. The $719,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America […]

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Morinda announces results of its first-ever holiday charity event

AMERICAN FORK, Utah, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Throughout the 2016 Holiday season, Morinda ran their first-ever holiday charity event. The event, which included multiple pieces of high-end artisan jewelry, resulted in a donation of 100 percent of the profits of said-pieces to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. “Here at Morinda, we’re extremely […]

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PetSmart® & PetSmart Charities® celebrates American Heart Month with National Adoption Weekend Feb. 17-19

In this Month of Love and Heart-Health, PetSmart® & PetSmart Charities® Host National Adoption Weekend Feb. 17-19; SharesHeart-Warming and Heart-Protecting Reasons to Adopt a Pet PHOENIX, AZ, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s well known that adopting a new pet and saving a life will warm the heart, but now scientific evidence is showing […]

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CVS Health joins the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement as new national sponsor

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today (Feb. 1, 2017) announced a major commitment in support of women’s heart health. As a new national sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, CVS Health has pledged to raise a minimum of […]

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30 years of partnership: Toys“R”Us remains as K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers largest retail contributor to its charities

Specialty Toy and Baby Products Retailer Brings Playtime, Learning and Basic Necessities to Millions of Children Through Partnership with K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers® Wayne, NJ, 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — There are 15 million children living in poverty in the U.S. – 50 percent of which are not reading at grade-level by the fourth grade. That […]

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Toys“R”Us supports impoverished families with $100M donation over the past 30 years

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — There are 15 million children living in poverty in the U.S. lacking basic necessities like food, clothes and diapers; but also deprived of important play opportunities that help foster critical emotional, physical and cognitive development. Studies have shown, kids who live below the poverty line are more likely […]

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Wegmans Food Market stores raised $1.74 million during its fall 2016 hunger relief checkout scanning campaign

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers of Wegmans Food Market stores raised $1.74 million during the company’s fall 2016 hunger relief checkout scanning campaign, known regionally as Check Out Hunger, Care About Hunger, or Food 2 Feed. “We’re grateful for our customers and employees who demonstrate a shared commitment to making a […]

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Kohl’s donates $750,000 to support the new Hunger Task Force MyPlate initiative

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) announced a donation of $750,000 to support the new Hunger Task Force MyPlate initiative, a healthy eating guide influenced by the USDA MyPlate food model. The program raises the awareness of incorporating all five food groups and encourages the public to be conscious of […]

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PetSmart Charities issued more than $11 million in grants to fund no-cost or low-cost spay and neuter surgeries across the United States and Canada

Grants will help facilitate more than 200,000 spay and neuter surgeries in local communities  across North America to proactively prevent unplanned litters and reduce pet homelessness PHOENIX, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pet overpopulation is a serious issue, but there are solutions.  February is National Spay and Neuter Awareness Month, and leaders in the animal […]

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Stater Bros. to raise funds in the fight against heart disease and stroke through AHA/ASA’s “Have A Heart, Save A Heart” campaign

SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2017-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. is proud to continue its longstanding tradition of giving back to the communities it serves by supporting the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) in furthering its mission to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. For the 16th consecutive year, all 169 […]

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Harris Teeter Mecklenburg County stores to collect food items to benefit food pantry program Loaves & Fishes

Matthews, NC, 2017-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 through Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, Harris Teeter will be collecting non-perishable food items in all of its Mecklenburg County stores to benefit Loaves & Fishes, a food pantry program which provides a week’s worth of nutritious groceries at no cost to individuals and […]

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SPAR Hungary donated €512,000 to social responsibility causes in 2016

Hungary, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Hungary donated more than 160 million HUF (approximately €512,000) to social responsibility causes in 2016. The first donation of this year went to the Hungarian Fire Fighters Association, which received 100 new LCD monitors to help with the training of new firemen. “As a family-owned enterprise, SPAR […]

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Starbucks announces plans to hire 10,000 refugees around the world in 75 countries

Starbucks announces plans to hire 10,000 refugees around the world in 75 countries   Seattle, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — On January 29, Starbucks announced plans to hire 10,000 refugees around the world in the 75 countries where it does business over the next five years. This plan is an extension of Starbucks ongoing commitment […]

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