Whole Foods Market shoppers help fund the planting of 140,000 trees by Halloween through Trinity Oaks’ One Bottle One Tree® Program

Goal to fund the planting a quarter of a million trees by Halloween through Trinity Oaks’ One Bottle One Tree® Program AUSTIN, TX, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) shoppers purchasing select bottles of Trinity Oaks wines have supported the planting of 140,000 trees through the One Bottle One Tree program, and the […]

H&M Conscious Foundation donates $100,000 to support Save the Children in helping flood victims in South Asia

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-9-23— /EPR Retail News/ — H&M Conscious Foundation has donated 100,000 USD to support the organization Save the Children in their work to help the victims of the devastating flooding in South Asia. The funding will be directed towards emergency relief kits, solar lamps, hygiene kits etc. Food packages and safe drinking water will […]

Tesco to supply 40,000 boxes of nutritious cereal to breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast for children to start the day with healthy meal

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands of children are set to benefit from a brand new charity partnership between Tesco and breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast. Magic Breakfast provides free food to over 8,500 school children in more than 250 primary schools every day, helping to make sure pupils don’t start their morning lessons […]

The Rite Aid Foundation lets customers choose the charity they want to support through 204 approved KidCents charities on kidcents.com

Beginning Today, Members of wellness+ Able to Designate Their Change to Charity of Their Choice Rite Aid Foundation to Award More than $2 Million in Grants to Inaugural Class of 204 KidCents Charities Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Michael Wolf on Hand to Honor Mid-State Nonprofits Camp Hill, Pa., 2014-9-16— /EPR Retail News/ — The Rite Aid […]

Giant Food’s school fundraiser A+ School Rewards kicks-off to Raise $2 Million for Mid-Atlantic Schools

26th Annual Giant Food Fundraiser to Raise $2 Million for Mid-Atlantic Schools Landover, Md., 2014-9-16— /EPR Retail News/ — The kick-off to the new school year also marks the start of Giant Food’s popular school fundraiser, A+ School Rewards, where customers can help earn money for their local schools every time they shop. Since 1989, Giant customers […]

Walmart Foundation launches nationwide campaign calling on the public to get involved in the fight against hunger

Teaming up with Celebrity Chef G. Garvin and Six of the Nation’s Largest Food Companies, the Campaign will Provide $3.7 Million in Donations to Feeding America Food Banks Across the United States BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-9-16— /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Sept.15, 2014), the Walmart Foundation launches Fight Hunger. Spark Change., a nationwide campaign calling on the […]

Starbucks, the Schultz Family Foundation and YouthBuild USA launched the Retail Excellence Training Program to give students an opportunity to learn customer service skills

SEATTLE, 2014-9-16— /EPR Retail News/ — Two young people with completely different upbringings were certain of two things – nobody would help them and the future was bleak. One was homeless after leaving the foster care system. “Life is heartbreaking sometimes,” said 23-year-old Shane Holmes. “What are you supposed to do when no one wants […]

Wegmans Food Markets to deliver more than 18,000 pounds of non-perishable food to the Cluster Outreach Center of the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities (PCRC)

POTTSTOWN, PA, 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets will deliver more than 18,000 pounds of non-perishable food to the Cluster Outreach Center of the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities (PCRC) on September 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. This generous donation will provide food support to help Pottstown residents in need of food assistance. Wegmans remains […]

Ivanka Trump to help fight breast cancer through her involvement with QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale”

American Businesswoman, Writer and Television Personality Appears in Public Service Announcements for QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — When it comes to a great pair of shoes, Ivanka Trump is an expert. As a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur, she knows that power shoes can help a woman feel like […]

Tesco, Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation join forces to raise millions of pounds to promote healthy living

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Millions of people are set to benefit from a ground-breaking new partnership between the UK’s leading retailer and two of the country’s biggest charities. Tesco, Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation have confirmed that they will join forces from early next year. The trio’s charity partnership – […]

NRF and University of Phoenix announced the 20 retail employees selected to receive full-tuition scholarships to help advance their retail careers

Retail employees earn scholarships to advance their careers through education Washington, 2014-9-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation, in collaboration with University of Phoenix, today announced the 20 retail employees selected to receive full-tuition scholarships to help advance their retail careers. Hundreds of individuals from more than 75 retailers across the country applied for […]

Whole Foods Market to raise funds in support of Berkeley Unified School District’s Cooking and Gardening Program

Customers can participate via Facebook campaign and shopping during 5% Day Emeryville, Calif., 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of its new store opening at 10th and Gilman on Nov. 4, Whole Foods Market is making a commitment to helping raise healthy kids in Berkeley with fundraising efforts to support Berkeley Unified School District’s Cooking and […]

Foodstuffs: PAK’nSAVE supports CanTeen’s Annual Appeal by selling donation cards at the checkout

PAK’nSAVE is proud to be supporting CanTeen’s Annual Appeal which starts next week. (Monday 8 September – Sunday 21 September) Whakatane, New Zealand,  2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year, PAK’nSAVE will be doing our part by selling donation cards at the checkout during CanTeen’s Annaul Appeal. There are three donation amounts available: $1, $3, and $5. The […]

Albertsons kicks-off 28-day in-store fundraising campaign in support of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Southern California

Boise, ID, 2014-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — “We’re fighting for a cure” – that’s the chant motivating Albertsons associates to give it their all as they  kick-off a 28-day in-store fundraising campaign in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Southern California. From September 3 through 30, Albertsons 181 Southern California Division stores will offer customers the opportunity […]

Whole Kids Foundation kicks off back-to-school season with raising money to fund salad bars and gardens for schools and nutrition education classes for teachers

Whole Foods Market® invites shoppers to join efforts to support local schools across the U.S., Canada AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-9-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Kids Foundation is kicking off back-to-school season with a goal of raising $3 million to fund salad bars and gardens for schools and nutrition education classes for teachers. The effort is part of […]

Tesco customers vote for the beneficiaries of £1.8 million set to be raised from carrier bag charges in Wales and Scotland

An incredible 27,000 Tesco customers vote for which charities will partner with Tesco for Scotland and Wales Winning charities Keep Scotland Beautiful and Keep Wales Tidy will use the money to fund environmental and conservation projects Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just over 27, 000 Tesco customers have taken part in a vote to choose […]

Lowe’s grants $500,000 to The Thurgood Marshall College Fund to assist graduating seniors in need of financial support

Grant to Fund Scholarships for Graduating Seniors at Historically Black Colleges and Universities  Washington, DC, 2014-8-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Thurgood Marshall College Fund is pleased to announce a $500,000 grant from Lowe’s to assist students attending publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). This grant will assist graduating seniors in need of financial support […]

CarMax, Inc. marks the opening of its first two stores in Portland

Announces more than $100,000 in charitable donations to Portland nonprofits, including a new playground in the Cully Community RICHMOND, Va., 2014-8-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today celebrated its first two stores in the Portland area, which are the company’s first stores in Oregon. CarMax’s Clackamas store […]

Meijer, SKECHERS and K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers teamed up to give away 2,000 new BOBS from SKECHERS shoes to Detroit children in need

Children from Detroit Public Schools and Variety Detroit also visited the Detroit Zoo, met professional athletic team athletes and mascots GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-8-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer, SKECHERS and K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers teamed up earlier this week to give away 2,000 new BOBS from SKECHERS shoes to Detroit children in need during a day of fun […]

Tesco to donate the profits from increased ice sales due to the ice bucket challenge to the Motor Neurone Disease Association

Cheshunt, England, 2014-8-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco will donate the profits from an increase in ice sales due to the ice bucket challenge to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, it was announced today. The donation currently stands at £20,000 – an amount which is expected to increase after further ice sales over the weekend. Tesco saw […]

Groupe Auchan contributes $1.5 million to Rana Plaza Donor’s Trust Fund set up under the auspices of the ILO

Groupe Auchan has decided to contribute a total of $1.5 million to the Rana Plaza Donor’s Trust Fund set up under the auspices of the ILO. PARIS, 2014-8-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The company’s employees, buyers, Group council personnel representatives, and shareholders were all distressed by the tragedy of April 24, 2013 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where […]

Co-op to help four students begin postsecondary educations toward career in agriculture this fall

Western Canada, 2014-8-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Four students beginning post-secondary educations this fall are establishing roots toward a career in agriculture with the help of Co-op.  Each student is eligible to receive scholarships up to $20,000, paid summer internships, and the opportunity to secure future employment (including signing bonus) during their pursuit of a diploma or […]

Lowe’s awards $1 million Lowe’s Community Partners grant to Keep America Beautiful

STAMFORD, CONN., 2014-8-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the national nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, today announced Lowe’s (NYSE: LOW) has awarded KAB a $1 million Lowe’s Community Partners grant. Lowe’s donation will support more than 60 local community service projects and KAB’s Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program. […]

Titan Farms to donate percentage of the peaches purchased by Harris Teeter during August to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

Charlotte, N.C. 2014-8-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter and Titan Farms to donate 26,000 pounds of peaches to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina WHAT:   Titan Farms’ recently hosted its second annual Peaches with a Purpose program at Harris Teeter stores in North Carolina.  The peach grower founded the program to support local food banks; Titan Farms […]

Toys“R”Us® raised over $2.2 million during its fourth consecutive nationwide fundraising and awareness campaign to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)

#Stir4ACure Initiative Encouraged Customers to Show Their Support and Helped Raise Awareness in the Fight Against Childhood Cancer Wayne, NJ, 2014-8-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced that it raised more than $2.2 million during its fourth consecutive nationwide fundraising and awareness campaign benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure […]

New Zealand-owned supermarket New World funds the trial Hunger Provocation Programme started at Starship Children’s Hospital on 18 August

Waiheke, New Zealand, 2014-8-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — A groundbreaking pilot programme has just been launched at Starship Children’s Hospital, which aims to help hundreds of children get off feeding tubes, and learn to eat and drink again. The trial Hunger Provocation Programme started at the national children’s hospital on 18 August.  The $45,000 needed for the […]

Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft raises $600,000 donation to the Meijer Simply Give program to help restock Midwest food pantries

Memorable week of golf raises funds to help restock Midwest food pantries GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-8-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Representatives with the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft today deemed the inaugural tournament a success with a $600,000 donation to the retailer’s Simply Give program, which advances its mission of helping Midwest food pantries restock their shelves […]

ShopRite customers raised money to support Ocean City Board…Walk to Defeat ALS® on Saturday, September 20

Brings total raised to $260,000 since 2003 Keasbey, NJ, 2014-8-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter is proud to recognize the work of ShopRite and its customers in Southern New Jersey for raising more than $47,000, which will go to support the upcoming Ocean City Board…Walk to Defeat ALS® on Saturday, September 20. This […]

Harris Teeter and Colgate-Palmolive donate four Starlight Children’s Foundation Tablets to MUSC Children’s Hospital

Company Thanks MUSC, Starlight for Improving the Life and Health of Kids Matthews, N.C., 2014-8-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Harris Teeter and Colgate-Palmolive donated four Starlight Children’s Foundation Tablets to MUSC Children’s Hospital, as well as various items, which appeared on MUSC’s Starlight Wish List for its pediatric patients and families. Harris Teeter District Managers […]

Walmart, Walmart Foundation and U.S. Conference of Mayors announced the first grant recipients of Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund’s $10 million commitment

Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund will award $10 Million in grants over next five years; Grants latest milestone in Walmart’s unprecedented $250 billion domestic manufacturing commitment DENVER, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), kicked off a new chapter in the modern American manufacturing story today as […]