Starbucks China donates RMB1.5 million to support disaster relief work in the earthquake-hit regions of Yunnan’s Ludian county

Yunnan, China, 2014-8-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks China announced a RMB1.5 million donation to support the disaster relief work in the earthquake-hit regions of Yunnan’s Ludian county. This donation, by the Starbucks Foundation, will be administered by the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation. “Our thoughts are with the people in Ludian, Yunnan, whose lives and […]

Sonia Kashuk and Target® Corp partner with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® to create exclusive new brush set to raise money in support of the fight against breast cancer

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-8-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonia Kashuk, breast cancer survivor and beauty entrepreneur, and Target® Corp (NYSE:TGT) have partnered with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) for the eighth straight year to create an exclusive NEW brush set to raise money in support of the fight against breast cancer. Sonia Kashuk introduces a newly redesigned Proudly Pink […]

Whole Foods Market’s Palm Desert store to raise funds and awareness for The Living Desert as part of its “Summer of Giving” campaign

PALM DESERT, Calif., 2014-8-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its “Summer of Giving” campaign, from Aug. 3 through 16, Whole Foods Market’s Palm Desert store is raising funds and awareness for The Living Desert, an AZA-accredited zoo and garden dedicated to desert conservation. “We are honored to be chosen by Whole Foods for this […]

Harris Teeter and Charleston RiverDogs partner to host food drive at the ballpark to support Lowcountry Food Bank’s hunger-relief efforts

Donate Non-Perishable Foods at Charleston RiverDogs Home Games in August Matthews, N.C., 2014-8-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — In partnership with the Charleston RiverDogs, Harris Teeter is hosting a food drive at the ballpark to support Lowcountry Food Bank’s hunger-relief efforts. Volunteers will collect donations at the Riley Park Box Office on Tuesday Aug. 12 and Tuesday […]

Wegmans Food Markets and Driscoll’s to sponsor the 8th Annual Strawberry Days fundraiser to benefit The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey

PRINCETON, NJ, 2014-7-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The caring folks of Driscoll’s have once again partnered with Wegmans Food Markets to sponsor the 8th Annual Strawberry Days fundraiser to benefit The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey (CHSofNJ). The three day fundraising event aims to promote a healthy summer snack while raising awareness and critical funds for […]

Meijer and SKECHERS gave new pairs of shoes to 1,000 Indianapolis children in need

Children identified through Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis, Children’s Bureau also tour Indianapolis Colts practice complex and meet “Blue” GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-7-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer and SKECHERS teamed up earlier this week to give away new pairs of BOBS from SKECHERS shoes to 1,000 Indianapolis children in need, during a day of fun […]

Carrefour: Boucles du Cœur campaign raised €1,400,000 to help children in difficulty

PARIS, 2014-7-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fourth year running, customers and employees from Carrefour and Carrefour Market stores in France have joined forces to support the Boucles du Cœur campaign. After 11 weeks spent supporting the ELA association and 240 local associations, nearly €1,400,000 has been raised to help children in difficulty, beating the […]

Harris Teeter hosts food drive now through Aug. 4, 2014 to support its local food bank partners

Donate Non-Perishable Foods at Participating Harris Teeter Stores to help Local Food Banks Matthews, N.C., 2014-7-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In partnership with the Washington Nationals, Harris Teeter is hosting a food drive now through Aug. 4, 2014 to support its local food bank partners. In May, Harris Teeter donated $400,000 to its various food bank partners […]

Federated Co-operatives Limited CEO Scott Banda: Our thoughts are with the residents and businesses in Saskatchewan and Manitoba dealing with the impact of flood waters

Saskatchewan, Canada, 2014-7-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is working together to support members of our communities confronted with the challenges of flood waters. “Our thoughts are with the residents and businesses in Saskatchewan and Manitoba dealing with the impact of flood waters,” said Federated Co-operatives Limited CEO Scott Banda. “We’re all […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of America announced Old Navy’s donation drive to support young people in communities across the US

Retailer to Match Customer Donations, for a Potential Total Donation of $1 Million ATLANTA, 2014-7-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced Old Navy’s donation drive to support young people in communities across the US. The drive will take place in Old Navy stores nationwide from July 17th through July […]

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. sponsors country music star Blake Shelton’s 2014 “Ten Times Crazier” tour

Singer and Retailer to raise awareness and donations for USO Retailer continues support of military troops and families with 20 percent discount for fourth of July Holiday PLANO, Texas, 2014-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today announced its sponsorship of country music star Blake Shelton’s 2014 “Ten Times Crazier” tour. As part […]

The Defense Commissary Agency established formal process covering diversion of unsellable but edible food to local food banks

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-7-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Defense Commissary Agency has established a formal process covering diversion of unsellable but edible food to local food banks. The program now involves 110 stateside commissaries that will divert qualifying food to 77 food banks approved by the Department of Defense, but both numbers will continue to rise. […]

The Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft added another community event to tournament week: A 5K Run and Breakfast

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-6-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft added another community event as it continues to round out tournament week: A 5K Run and Breakfast. The Meijer LPGA 5K Run & Breakfast presented by Kellogg’s will provide families with another way to get involved with the tournament Aug. 4-10. The race […]

Harris Teeter gives back to the community with donation of $45,000 to three local food banks

Matthews, N.C., 2014-6-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter gives back to the community with donation of $45,000 to three local food banks Who:      Harris Teeter, Food Bank of the Albemarle, The Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula and the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore What:      Harris Teeter is giving back to the community with a donation of […]

Harris Teeter donates $675,153.97 to schools this month through its fundraising program Together in Education

Schools Receive Over $1.5 Million from Harris Teeter throughout 2013-2104 school year Matthews, N.C., 2014-6-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Harris Teeter announced it is donating $675,153.97 to schools this month through Together in Education (TIE), Harris Teeter’s fundraising program for schools in its communities.  This third and final payment of the current school year brings the […]

Wegmans Food Markets donated $25,000 to Achievement Center of Erie, PA to help fund the construction of outdoor play therapy area at Millcreek Township

ERIE, PA, 2014-6-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets has donated $25,000 to the Achievement Center of Erie, PA to help fund the construction of an outdoor play therapy area at the Center’s new location in Millcreek Township. Expected to open early this fall in what was formerly a Walmart store, the site will house Erie […]

Meijer pharmacy marks 20 millionth free customer prescription through its free prescription program

Retailer’s program helps address rising health care costs, saving customers more than $284 million GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-6-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer pharmacies marked a major milestone this month when one of the retailer’s pharmacists dispensed the 20 millionth free customer prescription through its free prescription program. The program – a first of its kind when […]

Commissary starts this year’s Feds Feed Families campaign

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-6-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Commissary employees and customers are working together again this year to collect donations for the Feds Feed Families campaign. The campaign, which takes place June 1 through Aug. 31, collects much-needed items for local food banks. Customers and employees can donate nonperishable food and personal hygiene items to the […]

Tesco in search for charities to benefit from estimated £1.8 million to be raised from carrier bag levies in Wales and Scotland

Cheshunt, England, 2014-6-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has launched its search for the charities that will benefit from an estimated £1.8 million set to be raised from carrier bag levies in Wales and Scotland. The retailer has given the green light for charities to submit proposals on how they could work with Tesco and use the money […]

Stop & Shop donated $2.5 million to almost 4,000 local schools across the Northeast as a result of its 2013/2014 A+ School Rewards Program

Now in its fifth year, Stop & Shop’s A+ Rewards Program has given almost $10 million to local schools Purchase, NY & Quincy, MA, 2014-6-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it distributed $2.5 million to almost 4,000 local schools across the Northeast as a result of its 2013/2014 A+ School […]

Save the Children, Breakthrough and Pratham and the IKEA Foundation unveiled $9.4 million program to protect 790,000 children living in cotton communities in India

Save the Children, IKEA Foundation Announce Plans to Reach a Further 790,000 Children At-Risk of Child Labour in India’s Cotton Communities. New Delhi, 2014-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — On World Day Against Child Labor, Save the Children, its partners Breakthrough and Pratham, and the IKEA Foundation unveiled a $9.4 million* (Є7million) program to protect 790,000 children living […]

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation awarded more than $2.4 million to 597 schools in 47 states

Grants provide funding for nearly 600 projects benefiting K-12 public education MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2014-6-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded more than $2.4 million in Lowe’s Toolbox for Education® grants to 597 schools in 47 states during the program’s spring 2014 grant cycle. The grants will fund school-improvement projects benefiting K-12 public education. […]

The Women Grocers of America (WGA) announces the recipients of the 2014 Mary Macey Scholarship

Arlington, VA,  2014-6-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Women Grocers of America (WGA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Mary Macey Scholarship: Jazzmen Simms, Nugget Markets; Alina Williams, Wakefern Food Corp.; Kaeley Latow, Nugget Markets; and Pamela Sprouse, Gerland’s Food Fair, will each receive a $1,500 scholarship to further their education and careers in […]

Wegmans to deliver over 18,000 pounds of non-perishable food to Fredericksburg Area Food Bank on June 12

FREDERICKSBURG, VA, 2014-6-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Thursday, June 12, at 10:00 am, Wegmans will deliver over 18,000 pounds of non-perishable food to the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank. The donation includes 18 pallets of presorted nonperishable food. “We are so very grateful for our partnership with Wegmans,” stated Oya Oliver, CEO of the FAFB. “This donation […]

Six Burlington-area students presented with $500 scholarship grants from Wegmans Food Markets

BURLINGTON, MA, 2014-6-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Six Burlington-area students were presented with $500 scholarship grants from Wegmans Food Markets at their high school awards ceremonies this year. The local recipients are graduating seniors from Burlington High School, Bedford High School, and Billerica High School. Wegmans partnered with each school to select two students who exemplify Wegmans’ […]

Gap Inc. and USAID to provide growth and economic opportunities for women in Burma

As first American retailer in Burma, Gap Inc. invests in women’s advancement program Rangoon, Burma, 2014-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today at a signing ceremony attended by U.S. Ambassador to Burma, Derek J. Mitchell, and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/Burma Mission Director, Chris Milligan, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced that the company is partnering with […]

Sainsbury’s to help plant millions of native British trees across Centenary Woods in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

LONDON, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is marking its ten year partnership with the Woodland Trust by announcing a new partnership to support the charity’s commemorative First World War Centenary Woods project. Customers who buy Sainsbury’s Woodland free range eggs, chicken and turkey will not only be buying higher welfare produce – they will be […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. supports nonprofit organization dedicated to finding childhood cancer cure Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Company Renews Commitment to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer with Nationwide Fundraising and Awareness Program, In-Store Events and User-Generated Social Media Initiative Wayne, NJ, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced it has reaffirmed its support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer. Beginning this Sunday, June 1 […]

Banana Republic’s give-back program ONE+ALL invites customers to shop in support of Community-Focused Organizations

New York, NY, 2014-5-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Banana Republic is proud to announce the expansion of its ONE+ALL program that commits volunteer hours and fund-raising support to organizations that make a difference in communities where the brand’s employees work and live. Over the first weekend in June, customers are invited to shop for a cause […]

Wegmans Employee Scholarship Program to award college tuition assistance to 1,766 new recipients for the upcoming academic year

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-5-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets has announced that the Wegmans Employee Scholarship Program will award college tuition assistance to 1,766 new recipients for the upcoming academic year. Wegmans expects to pay out more than $4.91 million in tuition assistance to both new and returning scholarship recipients during the 2014/2015 school year. Click […]