From Taipei to Rio de Janeiro – nearly 2000 Carrefour stores to participate at this year’s international Food Bank collection campaign

From Taipei to Rio de Janeiro – nearly 2000 Carrefour stores to participate at this year’s international Food Bank collection campaign   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In 2013, the Carrefour Foundation launched a major international and simultaneous collection campaign for Food Banks. Fast-forward to 2017 and 38 million meals later, it is […]

Walmart Foundation supports military families affected by the 2017 hurricanes with $500,000 donation to Operation Homefront

The funding will meet critical needs for up to 1,000 military family members affected by the 2017 Hurricane Season SAN ANTONIO, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Walmart Foundation is committing $500,000 to Operation Homefront’s Critical Financial Assistance program to help meet the unique and urgent needs of military families affected by the 2017 […]

Co-op’s Fuel Good Day raised more than $570,000 for registered charities and non-profits

Saskatoon, SK, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — A lot can happen when you work together. This fall, Co-op teamed up with thousands of Western Canadians to raise more than $570,000 for registered charities and non-profits — all in a single day. We called it Fuel Good Day. “With the support of Co-op members and […]

Tyson Foods and NACS team up to donate 36,060 pounds of protein to help fight hunger in the Chicagoland area

Chicago, Ill., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tyson Foods, Inc. and the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) partnered today (Oct. 16, 2017) to donate a truckload of protein totaling 36,060 pounds to the Greater Chicago Food Depository to help fight hunger in the Chicagoland area. The Food Depository will distribute the donated food, […]

NGA Foundation’s first-ever Independence Day of Giving campaign raised 846,553 meals for Feeding America

CHICAGO, Ill., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Oct 17, 2017), the NGA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Grocers Association (NGA), announced it raised $76,959.37, or 846,553 meals, for Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization, as part of the first-ever Independence Day of Giving campaign. The donation was presented as a […]

Toys“R”Us® Children’s Fund donates $1 million to the Hamilton Education Program

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to support children and families – which includes serving as champions of play for kids of all ages – today (October 16, 2017) the Toys“R”Us® Children’s Fund, a public charity affiliated with Toys“R”Us, Inc., announced it has donated $1 million to the Hamilton Education Program […]

Taubman to reopen The Mall of San Juan on Thursday, October 19

Program to begin with donations to five charities to help those in need in Puerto Rico BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) today (10/17/2017) announced that The Mall of San Juan will reopen at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 19. The center has been closed since September 19 due to the impact of Hurricane Maria. […]

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 […]