Tops Friendly Markets to hold its annual March Out Hunger campaign

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Oct-17 — /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 announce its annual March Out Hunger campaign. Proceeds from this annual event, now in its 16th year, will benefit Catholic Charities Samaritan Center Food Pantry […]

Colruyt partners with the Belgian NGO to support cooperative of small coffee growers in North Kivu

Colruyt partners with the Belgian NGO to support cooperative of small coffee growers in North Kivu   Halle, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A container of green coffee arrived today (13 October 2017) at Colruyt Group’s roasting centre in Ghislenghien. It comes from North Kivu, a region plagued by many difficulties, in the east of […]

Raley’s dispatched two refrigerated trucks with supplies to Sonoma and Napa Counties

TRAGEDY HITS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Fair Oaks, CA, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — As 17 separate fires burn across eight counties, encompassing a 115,000 acre area of Northern California, more than 20,000 people have been evacuated, and countless people have lost their homes, their businesses, their schools, and are displaced from their community. The scale of this tragedy is unimaginable, and as a Northern CA […]

Wegmans Food Markets’ newest store in Medford donates 17,523 pounds of food to The Greater Boston Food Bank

BOSTON, MA, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets’ newest location in Medford will deliver a tractor-trailer filled with 17,523 pounds of non-perishable food to The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) on Thursday, October 12 at 10 a.m. The Greater Boston Food Bank will, in turn, distribute the items to food pantries, including those […]

Build-A-Bear to mark its 20th Birthday by donating 20,000 teddy bears to children’s hospitals nationwide

Build-A-Bear to mark its 20th Birthday by donating 20,000 teddy bears to children’s hospitals nationwide   Cuddly Company Kicks Off Countdown to 20th Birthday on October 27 with 20,000-bear Donation and Announcement of a New Charitable Giving Focus ST. LOUIS, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of the company’s 20th Birthday, Build-A-Bear today (Oct. 10, 2017) […]

MANGO launches new shirt collection to raise fund for Fero Cancer Research Foundation

The fashion chain is to sell five different models in twenty countries worldwide which include messages of support and hope for cancer sufferers Barcelona, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — To commemorate International Breast Cancer Day on 19 October, MANGO has put on sale five different models of t-shirts, created in collaboration with the Fero […]

Tesco raised funds for Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation during Land’s End to John O’Groats charity walk

Thousands of Tesco colleagues have walked in relay from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise funds for Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco colleagues from across the UK have completed their epic charity walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats. The massive […]

Sainsbury’s rolls out fuelService app to enable disabled drivers pre-book refuelling assistance

Sainsbury’s rolls out fuelService app to enable disabled drivers pre-book refuelling assistance   Sainsbury’s has rolled out an app with not-for-profit organisation fuelService to enable drivers to pre-book assistance when refuelling their cars at a Sainsbury’s petrol station fuelService app enables disabled and vulnerable drivers to ask ahead for assistance Sainsbury’s hopes to give disabled […]

Avon and the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade mark 25 year legacy of raising breast cancer awareness

Avon Introduces Fundraising and Awareness Campaigns in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month New York, NY, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — New Avon LLC (“Avon”), the leading social selling company in North America, announced its efforts to build on its 25 year legacy of raising breast cancer awareness. With the help of its woman to woman […]

Stockmann’s plastic bag campaign raised EUR 20,000 for WWF’s activities to protect the Baltic Sea

Stockmann’s plastic bag campaign raised EUR 20,000 for WWF’s activities to protect the Baltic Sea   Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stockmann’s plastic bag campaign during September was a success. In September, only about one in three department store customers decided to buy a single-use carrier bag, whereas before the majority of purchases […]

Dunkin’ Donuts features frighteningly fun Halloween lineup this October

Dunkin’ Donuts features frighteningly fun Halloween lineup this October   New Spider Donut features a chocolate MUNCHKINS® donut hole treat on top, plus the Dunkin’ Dozen donuts get a Halloween makeover, including the Boston Scream, Witch’s Brew-Berry, Vampire’s Delight, Wicked Chocolate and more Throughout October, guests can purchase any 10 MUNCHKINS® for the special price […]

SPAR UK Partner, A.F. Blakemore & Son raised £30,379 for children’s charity NSPCC

SPAR UK Partner, A.F. Blakemore & Son raised £30,379 for children’s charity NSPCC   UK, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR UK Partner, A.F. Blakemore & Son, has raised funds for a leading children’s charity and honoured SPAR retailers at their annual Retail Trade Show. This SPAR Partner is celebrating their 100-year anniversary this […]

SPAR Guangdong supports programmes for children in Dongguan Province

SPAR Guangdong supports programmes for children in Dongguan Province   Guangdong, China, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Partners in China are very actively involved in community initiatives. Here, we share details of only two of the recently held programmes for children, focused on Dongguan Province. SPAR Guangdong launched the Hazeline Jingxin Green Backpack Charitable event for […]

Pantene Care Beyond Hair Tour at the ShopRite kicks off; people can donate their hair to benefit women with cancer

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite is partnering with Pantene® for its Care Beyond Hair Tour, exclusively at ShopRite, to donate hair and raise funds for Pantene Beautiful Lengths Fund, a program created in partnership with the American Cancer Society to provide free, real-hair wigs to women who have lost their hair due […]

Bloomingdale’s hosts Pink Campaign in support of breast cancer awareness and treatment this month of October

New York, NY, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 13th year, Bloomingdale’s continues its commitment to support breast cancer awareness and treatment during the month of October. This year, the retailer again invites shoppers to participate in the cause with exclusive products and events promoting good health and wellness in support of the Breast […]

CVS Health in-store fundraising campaign raised $4 million for recovery efforts in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (October 4, 2017) announced that its customers and colleagues donated nearly $4 million to support the Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico communities that were devastated by recent hurricanes, during a 10-day in-store fundraising campaign. The company also announced that it will donate more than $6 million of critical products and supplies […]

The H&M Foundation donates 200,000 USD to the Red Cross relief effort in Myanmar and Bangladesh

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 480,000 people have fled Rakhine State in Myanmar in the last weeks, arriving in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh in desperate conditions. The humanitarian crisis in Cox’s Bazar is one of the region’s largest man-made humanitarian crises in decades. Needs are also enormous within Rakhine State. To […]

Albert Heijn celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Albert Heijn Foundation

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn is marking the 10th anniversary this year of the Albert Heijn Foundation, the brand’s charitable organization that invests in local community initiatives of its fruit, vegetable and flower suppliers in Africa, ranging from education to health and housing projects. The foundation last week celebrated the anniversary […]

Barnes & Noble announces $1 million book donation to First Book for areas affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Donation Includes Thousands of Children’s Books to Be Distributed by First Book to Schools and Charities in both Texas and Florida New York, New York, 2017-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today ( September 20, 2017) announced a $1 million book donation to First Book for areas affected […]

CVS Health launches in-store customer donation campaign to support rebuilding efforts following the recent hurricanes

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the devastating damage caused by recent hurricanes, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today ( Sept. 19, 2017) launched an in-store customer donation campaign to support the rebuilding efforts underway in the impacted areas. As part of this initiative, the company pledged to match all customer donations with critical […]

ShopRite sends a truck filled with food and supplies to Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the flood waters receded, the people of Texas began the arduous task of rebuilding their homes and communities. It would not be easy. By the time Hurricane Harvey departed, the storm had caused billions of dollars of damage. Once the roads had been cleared and the flooding […]

Kroger launches new initiative to end hunger and eliminate waste

Kroger launches new initiative to end hunger and eliminate waste   “Moonshot” Initiative Aims to End Hunger in Communities and Eliminate Waste in the Company by 2025 CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Sept. 19, 2017) announced a new, national effort aimed at ending hunger in the communities Kroger […]

The Kroger Co. donated $3.5 million to support Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recovery efforts

CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and its family of stores announced today (Sept. 18, 2017) it has donated $3.5 million, to date, to support recovery efforts in regions affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “I’m proud of how quickly the Kroger team was able to mobilize after the storms to provide […]

Tesco provides update on its “Bags of Help” programme

Tesco provides update on its “Bags of Help” programme   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — One question people often ask us is: “Where does the money I pay for carrier bags go at Tesco?” We’re incredibly proud of the way money for Tesco carrier bags goes to help local communities, and we […]

Harris Teeter launches Emergency Support campaign for individuals and families affected by Hurricane Harvey

Company to Donate 100% of Proceeds to American Red Cross Matthews, NC, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter announced today (Aug. 31, 2017) it will launch an Emergency Support campaign to benefit individuals and families affected by Hurricane Harvey. Throughout the month of September, the company invites their generous shoppers and valued associates to […]

PetSmart Charities to help pets and pet parents impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Phoenix, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to Hurricane Harvey, PetSmart Charities is reaching out to help pets and pet parents in need. The organization has earmarked at least $1 million in emergency relief funding to help animal welfare agencies who are working on the front lines to rescue, relocate, feed and care […]

McDonald’s supports Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts with $1 million donation to the American Red Cross

Company Also Announces Employee Match Program OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) announces that it will donate $1 million to the American Red Cross in support of the relief and recovery efforts for families impacted by Hurricane Harvey. In addition, the company announced a $250,000 employee matching program. “In […]

Harris Teeter launches donation card campaign to support United Way

Harris Teeter launches donation card campaign to support United Way   Shoppers and Associates can Donate $1, $3 or $5 at Checkout Matthews, NC, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 30, 2017), Harris Teeter launched a donation card campaign to support United Way, an organization creating long lasting change for those most in […]

Wawa & The Wawa Foundation launches in-store crisis campaign to support Hurricane Harvey relief assistance

Chain-Wide Fundraising Effort to Benefit American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Wawa, Pa., 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wawa, Inc. and The Wawa Foundation Inc. today (Aug. 29, 2017)  announced the launch of a chain-wide, in-store crisis campaign, designed to provide disaster relief assistance to those communities most affected by Hurricane Harvey. The campaign […]

Bon-Ton Stores invites local non-profit groups to participate in its Community Days fundraiser

Bon-Ton Stores invites local non-profit groups to participate in its Community Days fundraiser   Local Groups and Schools can Raise Funds by Selling Special Savings Booklets MILWAUKEE, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, invites local non-profit groups to participate in the company’s […]