Whole Planet Foundation launches its Annual Prosperity Campaign on March 1

AUSTIN, Texas, 2018-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Thursday, March 1, Whole Planet Foundation launches its Annual Prosperity Campaign to alleviate poverty around the globe for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – living in communities where Whole Foods Market® sources products. This year’s campaign goal is to raise $3 million to increase the foundation’s […]

PetSmart Charities celebrates as 29,739 pets adopted during its first National Adoption Weekend of 2018

North Americans Answered the Call to Bring Love Home this February PHOENIX, 2018-Feb-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s National Love Your Pet Day, and tens of thousands of pet parents and families across North America are celebrating after 29,739 pets were adopted during PetSmart Charities’ first National Adoption Weekend of 2018. It’s a fitting […]

ShopRite and Price Rite Marketplace donates $117,500 to Maryland Food Bank

BALTIMORE, 2018-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Maryland Food Bank (MFB) family welcomed associates from ShopRite and Price Rite Marketplace stores during a special check presentation at a volunteer night in the food bank’s warehouse. The donation of $117,500 represents the annual ShopRite Partners In Caring contribution from 11 ShopRite and […]

UK: Asda, FareShare and The Trussell Trust team up to help one million people out of food poverty

Leeds, UK, 2018-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Asda and food redistribution charities FareShare and The Trussell Trust have today announced that they will be working together on a new partnership designed to help one million people out of food poverty over the next three years. The programme will be funded by Asda, and see the […]

Paradies Lagardère to treat lucky customers with a free meal during Random Acts of Kindness Week 2018

Paradies Lagardère to treat lucky customers with a free meal during Random Acts of Kindness Week 2018   Passengers dining at participating restaurants may be treated to a free meal ATLANTA, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, today (February 06, 2018) announced a special thank […]

Stater Bros. participates in the AHA/ASA’s “Life is Why We Give” campaign to raise funds in the fight against heart disease and stroke

Stater Bros. has raised over $5.4 MILLION in the fight against heart disease and stroke  SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Feb-08 — /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 […]

Kohl’s extends its partnership with Penfield Children’s Center in Milwaukee

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 140,000 Kohl’s associates are committed to service—whether it’s in one of more than 1,100 stores nationwide, at corporate headquarters or in the community—our team is committed to making a difference. Through our Kohl’s Volunteer Program, Kohl’s associates donate their personal time to make a difference […]

Raley’s Food For Families holiday bag drive raised 3,759,535 meals, a 29% increase over last year

This year’s donation marks a 29 percent increase over last year, and totals nearly $4 million worth of donated food. Fair Oaks, CA, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — For more than 140,000 families in communities surrounding Raley’s stores, this holiday season was a more fulfilling one. This year’s annual Raley’s Food For Families holiday […]

SSP UK names its new Charity of the Year Macmillan Cancer Support

SSP UK names its new Charity of the Year Macmillan Cancer Support   LONDON, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP UK, a leading provider of food and drink concessions in travel locations, has named Macmillan Cancer Support as its new Charity of the Year. Macmillan provides emotional, practical, financial and medical support to people […]

Bartell Drugs and Seattle Gourmet Foods/Dilettante Chocolates® team up to raise money for Seattle Children’s Hospital

SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Emmy was only 2 years old, she and her family received devastating news—the little girl had neuroblastoma, a cancer of the nervous system. What followed was a whirlwind of treatments, eventually leading to her remission. But the possibility of complete financial ruin for her family overlaid the […]

Tesco funds 10,000 community projects through its Bags of Help scheme

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2018-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (30 Jan 2018) announced that 10,000 community projects have now been funded through its Bags of Help scheme. Run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, Bags of Help uses the money raised from carrier bag sales to fund local projects. No profit is […]

Topaz announces new car raffle to raise funds for the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation

Topaz announces new car raffle to raise funds for the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation   New fundraising initiative launched as Topaz celebrates €250,000 raised to date for the children’s foundation DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2018-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz (Circle K Ireland), Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, has announced the details of a […]

Paradies Lagardère’s Remembrance Day initiative raised more than $16,000 CAD for the Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Trust Fund

ATLANTA, 2018-Jan-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, donated a portion of the sales from the stores in its 13 airports throughout Canada to honor veterans for Remembrance Day, November 11. The company raised more than $16,000 CAD ($13,000 USD) from November 10 through November 11, […]

Kroger announces its partnership with ReFED to help accelerate its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste vision

Food waste-focused nonprofit to aid in development of operational framework CINCINNATI, 2018-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and The Kroger Co. Foundation today (Jan. 23, 2018) announced its partnership with ReFED, a multistakeholder nonprofit organization committed to reducing food waste in the U.S., while on stage at the Third Annual Food Rescue […]

Toys“R”Us® annual fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation raised more than $5 million and collected 175,000 toys

Toy Retailer, With Support from its Loyal Customers, Collects Thousands of Toys and More Than $5 Million, Giving the Gift of Play to Millions of Children on Christmas Morning WAYNE, NJ, 2018-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (January 17, 2018), Toys“R”Us® announced its annual nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots […]

Barnes & Noble’s 2017 Holiday Book Drive program collected 1.6 million books for local charities

NEW YORK, NY, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today (January 8, 2018) announced that it collected approximately 1.6 million books during its 2017 Holiday Book Drive program. The books are being donated to more than 650 local charities across the country that provide services […]

“Little Helps for healthier living” partnership: British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Diabetes UK and Tesco partner to help tackle the biggest health challenges

“Little Helps for healthier living” partnership: British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Diabetes UK and Tesco partner to help tackle the biggest health challenges   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2018-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three of the UK’s leading health charities have today come together with the UK’s leading food retailer to help tackle […]

PetSmart’s Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program exceeded its goal with more than 63 million meals generated

Together with its Shoppers, PetSmart’s Philanthropic Effort has Generated Nearly 6,800 Tons of Pet Food; 3,684 Tons Already Donated to Thousands of Destinations; Remaining 3,000-Plus Tons to be Delivered Across More than 150 Truckloads in 2018 PHOENIX, AZ, 2018-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart announced today that it has wrapped up its Buy a Bag, Give […]

Carrefour launches The Boucles du Cœur 2018 edition; continues its support to children in need

Carrefour launches The Boucles du Cœur 2018 edition; continues its support to children in need   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Dec-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Boucles du Cœur – the event created by Carrefour – has just launched a call for charity projects to decide which association is to be the beneficiary, at national level, […]

The Joy in Childhood Foundation announces new $2.7 million commitment to help bring joy to sick and hungry children

Funding Will Support Feeding America® and Nearly 200 Other Organizations Across the Country CANTON, Mass., 2017-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the holidays upon us, the Joy in Childhood Foundation SM is making a special gift to help address critical child health and hunger needs. The Joy in Childhood Foundation, the charitable foundation supported by Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today (December 20, […]

Sheetz to offer customers a free cup of coffee on both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains, is pleased to announce that they will again celebrate the holidays by offering customers a free cup of freshly brewed Sheetz coffee on both Christmas Day, from 12 a.m. to 12 p.m., and New Year’s, from 4 p.m. […]

Giant Tiger supports local food banks with $35,000 donation

Giant Tiger supports local food banks with $35,000 donation   Helping local families in communities across Canada OTTAWA, 2017-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season, Giant Tiger stores are committed to fighting hunger with a donation of $35,000 to local food banks in many of the communities it calls home. “Community giving is not just what […]

The CVS Health Foundation announces a $550,000 commitment to the Alzheimer’s Association

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Dec-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Foundation today announced a $550,000 commitment to the Alzheimer’s Association, extending its support for a new program to enhance disease diagnosis and assessment with clinicians while also educating them about care and support programs available to help families following a diagnosis. The grant is being […]

The NRF Foundation announces 2018 Next Generation Scholarship and Student Challenge finalists

WASHINGTON, 2017-Dec-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The NRF Foundation today announced this year’s finalists for its Next Generation Scholarship and its annual Student Challenge. The top recipients of both scholarship programs will be announced on stage in front of hundreds of retail CEOs and insiders at the NRF Foundation Gala on January 14 during NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show. Next Generation Scholarship […]

The Rite Aid Foundation awards $2.2 million to its partner charities through its KidCents Holiday Wishes program

Each Charity to Receive a $5,000 KidCents Grant to Improve the Lives of Children Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Dec-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — This season of giving, in an effort to give back to non-profit organizations that give so much to their clients and communities, The Rite Aid Foundation is awarding a total of $2.2 million […]

Hy-Vee partners with first responders across the Midwest to launch Hy-Vee Hams for the Holidays community initiative

Police Officers, Firefighters and EMTs Help Hy-Vee Feed Families in Need WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today (Dec. 14, 2017) that it is partnering with first responders in seven cities across the Midwest for a community initiative called Hy-Vee Hams for the Holidays. Over the next week, Hy-Vee […]

PetSmart Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program achieves goal of generating 60 million meals to help feed hungry pets in need

Together with Shoppers, PetSmart’s Philanthropic Effort has Generated 6,384 Tons of Pet Food, Enough to Fill Nearly Two and One-Half Olympic-Sized Pools; 17 More Days Left in Program PHOENIX, 2017-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart proudly announced today (Dec. 14, 2017) it has met its goal of generating 60 million meals – 6,384 tons – […]

TOPS partners with Regal Cinemas, Popchips snacks, Courage of Carly Fund and Stone’s Buddies to host Star Wars movie premiere event

FOR CHILDREN FROM COURAGE OF CARLY FUND & STONE’S BUDDIES WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — When word gets out that the latest Star Wars movie is set to debut, people clamor and wait outside in line for days to get tickets, but this December some very special movie patrons will have the […]

Wendy’s High School Heisman® Scholarship recipients announced

Wendy’s High School Heisman® Scholarship recipients announced   NEW YORK, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The most prestigious award in high school athletics has named Soleil Gaylord, a Mountain Runner from Colorado, and Jackson Destine, a Wrestler from Florida, as National Winners of Wendy’s® High School Heisman® Scholarship. Chosen from high school seniors at more than 30,000 schools around […]

Co-op partners with FareShare to provide 100,000 meals to vulnerable people this Christmas

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has pledged to provide 100,000 meals to vulnerable people in the run-up to Christmas through its partnership with food redistribution charity FareShare. The move follows news that since 2013, the community retailer has supplied almost 1,300 tonnes – enough to provide over 3,085,000 meals to those in need […]