PetSmart Charities supports Boston Children’s Hospital’s animal assisted therapy program with $360,000 grant

Grant Will Help Double the Number of Therapy Dogs Supporting Pediatric Patients, Family and Staff From 17 To 34 Dogs, and Serve an Additional Three Satellite Locations by 2019 PHOENIX and BOSTON, 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Boston Children’s Hospital and PetSmart Charities today (May 25, 2017) announced that the Hospital received a $360,000 grant […]

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Greggs thanks customers and colleagues for making North East Children’s Cancer run a success

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Greggs were incredibly proud to once again support the North East Children’s Cancer run, where this year over 8,000 runners completed either the 5 mile run or the children’s mini 1 mile run. This year the event celebrated its 35th year, and throughout this time […]

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M&S Energy launches £300,000 Community Energy Fund to support energy projects and technologies across the UK

LONDON, 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third year, M&S Energy is today (22 May 2017) launching the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund, with up to £300,000 available to support community energy projects and technologies across the UK. Any not for profit organisation that wants to use renewable energy to provide community benefits […]

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H&M Foundation makes new commitment to improving education, clean water and women’s economic empowerment

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — With a donation of $20.5 million and three new Global Programs the non-profit H&M Foundation makes a new strong commitment to long-lasting improvements in education, clean water and women’s economic empowerment. The goal is not only to transform lives for some of the world’s poorest, but also […]

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New fundraising program at PetSmart stores to raise $1 million for Service Dogs for Heroes

PetSmart Makes it Easy for Shoppers to Donate to this Important Cause Memorial Day through Independence Day Goal is to Raise $1 million to Train and Place Service Dogs With Eligible Veterans WILTON, Conn. and PHOENIX, Ariz., 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ —Blue Buffalo, PetSmart Charities and PetSmart are teaming up to support and raise […]

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‘Smid Tøjet design contest: Dennis Knudsen won the right to donate DKK 250,000 from BESTSELLER to a Red Cross Project

‘Smid Tøjet design contest: Dennis Knudsen won the right to donate DKK 250,000 from BESTSELLER to a Red Cross Project   BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last night (22 May 2017), the winner of the design contest ‘Smid Tøjet’ (drop your clothes) was found. Danish hairdresser and make-up artist Dennis Knudsen won the […]

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GLIDE to host the 18th Annual eBay for Charity Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett, June 4-9

GLIDE to host the 18th Annual eBay for Charity Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett, June 4-9   The auction supports GLIDE’s mission to provide San Francisco’s underserved residents with support and love. San Jose, California, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — GLIDE is pleased to announce the 18th Annual eBay for Charity Auction for […]

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The Levi Strauss Foundation to support organizations that protect the civil liberties of highly vulnerable communities

Foundation’s namesake was an immigrant who created one of America’s most iconic brands SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2017-May-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Levi Strauss Foundation today (May 17, 2017) announced it will give $1 million in grants to support organizations that protect the civil liberties of highly vulnerable communities across the United States and abroad, […]

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Topaz teams up with Ireland’s top sportspeople Kevin McManamon and Bríd Stack to launch Cash for Clubs 2017

Topaz teams up with Ireland’s top sportspeople Kevin McManamon and Bríd Stack to launch Cash for Clubs 2017   1st club drawn will win top prize of €10,000 10 clubs thereafter will win €5,000 140 clubs after that will win €1,000 DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-May-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz, Ireland’s leading fuel and convenience […]

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UNHCR turns on new solar plant in Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp funded by IKEA Foundation

Azraq, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, switched on today (17 May 2017) the newly constructed solar plant in Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp. Funded by the IKEA Foundation’s Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign, the solar farm has brought power to a population that lived for two years without electricity and […]

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M&S extends its nationwide food redistribution scheme to include chilled food

London, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today (17 May 2017) announces the extension of its nationwide food redistribution scheme to include chilled food such as meat, dairy items, poultry and ready meals, as part of its Plan A target of reducing food waste by 20% by 2020. Launched in October […]

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Co-op Foundation and #iwill campaign to create more opportunities for young people to make a difference in their communities

MACHESTER, England, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op Foundation has been awarded a £1 million grant from the #iwill fund, to create more opportunities for young people to make a difference in their communities. A charity set up by the Co-op, the Foundation supports disadvantaged communities across the UK, and will contribute an additional £1 […]

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eBay for Charity partners with Shawn Carter Foundation to help individuals facing socio-economic hardships further their education

eBay for Charity partners with Shawn Carter Foundation to help individuals facing socio-economic hardships further their education   Shoppers will be entered in a sweepstakes to win a VIP Day at Roc Nation Headquarters and bid on unforgettable experiences and memorabilia to help students further their education. San Jose, California, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

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GameStop raised nearly $1.2 million during its in-store donation campaign for Autism Speaks

For the second year, GameStop and its family of retail brands show their passion for autism awareness while raising funds for Autism Speaks® GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today (May 16, 2017) that it collected nearly […]

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Macy’s and Y partnership to help send kids to summer camp

Macy’s and Y partnership to help send kids to summer camp   Give $3 donation in stores or on macys.com from May 19 to May 21 and receive 25 percent off Fashion Pass NEW YORK, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its Celebrate Summer campaign, Macy’s is partnering with the Y for the […]

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Liverpool FC footballer Daniel Sturridge delivered £500 worth of PE and outdoor equipment to Flintshire school through Sainsbury’s Active Kids

Liverpool FC footballer Daniel Sturridge delivered £500 worth of PE and outdoor equipment to Flintshire school through Sainsbury’s Active Kids   London, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Liverpool FC and England footballer, Daniel Sturridge, has teamed up with Sainsbury’s to surprise children in Flintshire after thieves broke into their school during the Easter holiday […]

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Benefit Cosmetics extends support for women through the Bold is Beautiful philanthropy project

Benefit Cosmetics extends support for women through the Bold is Beautiful philanthropy project   Paris, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third consecutive year Benefit Cosmetics will donate all proceeds from its Brow Bars throughout this month of May to charities that help women. The global philanthropy program extends to 17 countries in 2017 to […]

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Tesco’s ‘Free Fruit for Kids’ initiative provided 20 million pieces of fruit since its launch in July last year

Tesco’s ground-breaking ‘Free Fruit for Kids’ initiative has proved a real hit with children and parents, after the retailer revealed it has given out 20 million pieces of free fruit since its launch in July last year. CHESHUNT, England, 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The scheme, which was the brain child of Customer Assistant Maria […]

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IKEA U.S. focuses on disadvantaged homeless at this year’s product donation program to the American Red Cross

Conshohocken, PA, 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Now in its third year, IKEA U.S. continues its product donation program to the American Red Cross running May 15th – 31st. This year, IKEA is focusing on the vulnerable and disadvantaged homeless in its 45 local markets through its donation of 4,500 ‘Care Kits for the […]

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BJ’s celebrates opening of its newest BJ’s Gas® station with donation of a year’s supply of gas and tires to Meals on Wheels Summerville

BJ’s celebrates opening of its newest BJ’s Gas® station with donation of a year’s supply of gas and tires to Meals on Wheels Summerville   SUMMERVILLE, S.C., 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — In recognition of its newest BJ’s Gas® station, BJ’s Wholesale Club today (May 15, 2017) announced a donation of a year’s supply […]

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Carrefour to host the seventh edition of Boucles du Cœur supporting the Grégory Lemarchal association

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-May-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year, the Boucles du Cœur will be supporting the Grégory Lemarchal association which is dedicated to improving the lives of cystic fibrosis sufferers and funding research into the disease. Each store can also choose their own local association and raise money for it by collecting donations […]

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NACS announces new commitment with the Partnership for a Healthier America

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (05.11.17) NACS, the association representing the nation’s 154,000-plus convenience stores, announced a new commitment with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), becoming the first retail-association partner. Through its commitment, NACS will rely on PHA’s resources and expertise to help conveniences stores provide more visibility to healthier choices […]

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H&M Foundation donates $100,000 to The Red Cross to support flood victims in Peru

Due to heavy rainfall, Peru is suffering the worst floods in almost 30 years. The H&M Foundation has donated $100,000 to The Red Cross to support people who have been affected by the extreme weather, and give them support to rebuild their lives. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hundreds of thousands of […]

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CVS Health Charity Classic returns with new enhancements and world-class food event

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Drawing some of the biggest names in golf to the greens of the Rhode Island Country Club, the CVS Health Charity Classic has expanded this year’s event series for golf fans and non-golf fans alike. This year’s Charity Classic event series will kick off with Crave RI, a […]

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Dollar General Literacy Foundation provides funding for adult, family and summer literacy programs

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of more than $7.5 million in literacy grants to nearly 870 nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools this morning. Awarded funds are aimed at supporting adult, family and summer literacy programs within a 20-mile radius of a Dollar General store […]

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BJ’s Charitable Foundation commits to nourishing communities and helping families thrive with $1 million donation to Feeding America

BJ’s Charitable Foundation commits to nourishing communities and helping families thrive with $1 million donation to Feeding America   WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (May 9, 2017) announced a $1 million donation from its foundation to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. BJ’s donation will support local […]

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New partnership to fully fund girls team sports projects on DonorsChoose.org

PITTSBURGH, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (MAY 9, 2017), The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation and CALIA by Carrie Underwood, a fitness and lifestyle brand created in partnership with DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) and multi-platinum superstar, Carrie Underwood, announced plans to fully fund girls team sports projects on education crowdfunding platform, DonorsChoose.org.  Pledging […]

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Price Rite’s Driving Park Avenue store in Rochester, NY recognized by Foodlink as top donor to its Retail Store Donation program in 2016

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets today (May 5, 2017) announced its Driving Park Avenue store in Rochester, NY was recognized by Foodlink as the top Price Rite donor to its Retail Store Donation program in 2016. A regional food hub and Feeding America food bank, Foodlink serves Allegany, Genesee, […]

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CVS Health releases its tenth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (05.10.17) released its tenth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, entitled Prescription for a Better World, providing updates on progress against the company’s 2016 CSR goals, and establishing several new performance targets. Accomplishments in 2016 spanned the company’s strategic CSR pillars of Health […]

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Taco Bell launches fundraising campaign to help kids with scholarships and programs

Taco Bell launches fundraising campaign to help kids with scholarships and programs   Irvine, Calif., 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — From Thursday, May 11th through Thursday, May 25th participating Taco Bell restaurants nationwide are inviting customers to donate $1 to the Taco Bell Foundation to help kids with scholarships and programs. All funds raised […]

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