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Stater Bros. donates $75,000 to Toys for Tots Program

Stater Bros. donates $75,000 to Toys for Tots Program

SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2017-Dec-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since 2005,Stater Bros. has proudly partnered with the United States Marine Corps. (U.S.M.C.) Toys for Tots program to bring joy to families in need during the holiday season.  On December 6, representatives from Stater Bros. gathered to present a $75,000 check to local Toys for Tots Program ambassadors.   Funds from this donation are used to purchase new toys for disadvantaged children in the communities Stater Bros. serves.

“Stater Bros. is committed to giving back to the communities we serve,” said Pete Van Helden, Chief Executive Officer of Stater Bros. Markets.  “We are very proud of our continued partnership and support for the Toys for Tots Program which allows us to bring joy and brighten the holidays for children in need during holiday season,” Van Helden concluded.

This generous donation was made possible through a partnership between Stater Bros. Charities, Stater Bros. Markets, manufacturers of Stater Bros. brand products, and national brand manufacturers which included Birds Eye®, Chobani®, the Clorox Company, the Coca-Cola Company, ConAgra Foods®, Lenny & Larry’s The Compete Cookie® and Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® Dog Food. Stater Bros.’ customers supported the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program every time they purchased select Stater Bros. brand or national brand products.

About Stater Bros. Charities:
Stater Bros. Charities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports critical needs in the communities where Stater Bros. employees live and work.  Since 2008, Stater Bros. Charities has provided funding to countless local organizations and causes that benefit hunger relief, children’s well-being, education, health, help for our nation’s veterans and active service members.  Funds are raised throughout the year from generous customers, supplier friends, and caring members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family.  

About Stater Bros. Markets:
Stater Bros. was founded in 1936 in Yucaipa, California, and has grown steadily through the years to become the largest privately owned Supermarket Chain in Southern California and the largest private employer in both San Bernardino County and Riverside County.  The Company currently operates 171 Supermarkets, and there are approximately 18,000 members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family.  For more information, visit 


SOURCE:  Stater Bros. Markets


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