The Defense Commissary Agency: Scholarships for Military Children program awards $1.2 million to six hundred children from the military community

FORT LEE, Va., 2014-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Six hundred children from the military community are receiving about $1.2 million in financial assistance thanks to this year’s Scholarships for Military Children program. Since its start in 2001, the Scholarships for Military Children program has awarded about $14.5 million in scholarships to more than 8,000 children […]

Hy-Vee Homefront to hold next Round Up fundraiser in its stores over Memorial Day weekend, May 23 – 26, 2014

Next ‘Round Up’ fundraiser in Hy-Vee stores Memorial Day weekend from May 23-26 WEST DES MOINES, IA, 2014-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee Homefront, Hy-Vee’s veteran support initiative, will hold its next Round Up event in all of its stores over Memorial Day weekend, May 23 – 26, 2014. Customers will be able to round […]

Walmart’s Veterans Welcome Home Commitment hired more than 42,000 veterans during its first year

The Walmart Foundation pledges another $20 million to expand veteran employment and transition support programs BENTONVILLE, Ark.,  2014-5-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the first year of Walmart’s Veterans Welcome Home Commitment it hired more than 42,000 veterans.  The commitment, launched last Memorial Day, guarantees a job offer to any honorably discharged veteran within his […]

Toys“R”Us® introduces recyclable, reusable tote bag featuring a child’s artwork to benefit Save the Children®

Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund Provides $100,000 Grant to Kick Off Program; $1 from the Purchase of Each Bag Will Help Keep Kids Safe in the Wake of a Disaster WAYNE, NJ, 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® has introduced an exclusive 100% recyclable, reusable tote bag featuring a young child’s artwork in its stores nationwide, from which a […]

Homebase launches Dianthus “Memories” plant to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society and sister charities in Scotland and Ireland

Milton Keynes, UK,  2014-5-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Homebase, one of the UK’s leading garden centres, has launched Dianthus “Memories” plant, to help raise money for its charity partner Alzheimer’s Society and sister charities in Scotland and Ireland. This year, over 100,000 people in the UK and the Republic of Ireland will develop dementia. 25p […]

IKEA Foundation campaign ‘Brighter Lives for Refugees’ raised $10.6M for UNHCR to bring sustainable lighting and energy in refugee camps

Campaign supports camps in Asia, Africa and Middle East with Sustainable Lighting and Improved Access to Renewable Energy and Primary Education CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2014-5-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The IKEA Foundation announces the ‘Brighter Lives for Refugees’ campaign, which ran from February 3 – March 29, 2014 raised $10.6 million* (Є7.7 million) globally, and the US […]

Rite Aid Foundation donates $40,000 to American Red Cross to help victims affected by the severe weather in the southeast

Camp Hill, Pa., 2014-5-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid today announced that The Rite Aid Foundation is making a $40,000 donation to the American Red Cross to help the victims, families and communities affected by the severe weather that occurred in the southeast earlier this week. The Rite Aid Foundation is donating $25,000 to the […]

Harris Teeter and Cargill Meat Solutions to host ceremony to present Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina with protein and cash donation

Charlotte, N.C. , 2014-4-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Donation Timed to Celebrate Launch of USDA Certified Very Tender Program at Harris Teeter Date:        Tuesday, May 6, 2014 Time:        10 a.m. Location:   Ballantyne Commons Harris Teeter 15007 John J. Delaney Drive Charlotte, N.C. 28277 Live shots are welcomed! Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Harris Teeter and […]

CBRE and national housing nonprofit Rebuilding Together to renovate the Sylvia Family Shelter in Chicago

More than 200 CBRE employees to participate Chicago, IL, 2014-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE, through its corporate philanthropy program, CBRE Cares, will partner with national housing nonprofit Rebuilding Together to provide renovations to the Sylvia Family Shelter in Chicago during its annual Women’s Networking Forum. On Monday, May 12, 2014, more than 200 CBRE Women’s […]

EDY’S® ICE CREAM participates in Stop & Shop’s Triple Winner® program to support pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Join us in the fight against pediatric cancer and grab a sweet treat! Quincy, MA, 2014-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Everyone’s a winner when they join the fight with Stop & Shop for a special fundraising day on Saturday, April 26, 2014, to benefit pediatric cancer research and treatment. Now in its 24th year, Stop & […]

SM Foundation to renovate the Tacloban City Hospital after typhoon Haiyan

SM Foundation continues to support public-private efforts to rehabilitate the City of Tacloban Tacloban, Philippines, 2014-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Addressing the need to provide quality health service to typhoon Yolanda victims in Tacloban, SM Foundation, Inc. partnered with the government, the City of Tacloban, and the Department of Health (DOH) to renovate the Tacloban City […]

QVC and Cosmetic Executive Women support Cancer and Careers through ‘Beauty with Benefits’ scheduled to air on April 17 at 8 PM (ET)

QVC and Cosmetic Executive Women Support Cancer and Careers Through Charitable Beauty Initiative WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-4-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two influential forces in the beauty industry are coming together once again to prove that a little makeup can make a big difference. “QVC and CEW Present Beauty with Benefits” is scheduled to air […]

H&M Conscious Foundation donates to victims and families affected by the tragic Rana Plaza collapse almost one year ago

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-4-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (13 APR 2014 ) the H&M Conscious Foundation has decided to make a donation to the victims and the families affected by the tragic Rana Plaza collapse almost one year ago. H&M has never had any production in any of the factories situated in Rana Plaza, so the Foundation […]

HARRIS TEETER ANNOUNCED WEEK 10 WINNERS OF ITS TOGETHER IN EDUCATION $100,000 GIVEAWAY

Company Donates $50,000 to Schools, $50,000 to Customers in 10 Weeks Matthews, N.C., 2014-4-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Saturday, April 5, 2014, Harris Teeter’s Together in Education (TIE) Prize Team visited winners’ homes in Raleigh, N.C. to give away another $10,000 as part of Harris Teeter’s TIE $100,000 Giveaway.  The company has donated $100,000 since the […]

H&M Conscious Foundation named model Alek Wek as official ambassador

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014-4-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M Conscious Foundation has named Sudanese model Alek Wek as its official ambassador as the Foundation initiates its work for its three prioritized global development issues; education, clean water, and strengthening women. In October 2013, the foundation invited all H&M employees and customers to make a difference. Through a […]

Rite Aid marks 20th year of partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Now Through May 24, Rite Aid Customers are Invited to Purchase $1 Miracle Balloons at Any Rite Aid Store in Support of Children’s Health and Wellness CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-4-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — With its 2014 Miracle Balloon campaign now underway in stores nationwide, Rite Aid proudly begins its 20th year of partnership with Children’s […]

Meijer rebrands its hunger relief program Simply Give to the color of hunger awareness – Orange

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2014-4-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an effort to increase donations to its food pantry partners, Meijer announced today that it has rebranded its signature hunger relief program, Simply Give, with the color orange to align more closely to the issue that continues to rise throughout the Midwest. To celebrate the enhancement of […]

The ICSC Foundation Jean-Louis Solal Retail Sustainability Scholarship launched

NEW YORK, 2014-4-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — CSC announced today the creation of a new scholarship, through a $25,000 gift from developer Gerald D. Hines in honor of Jean-Louis Solal, a pioneer of the shopping center industry in Europe. The ICSC Foundation Jean-Louis Solal Retail Sustainability Scholarship will help pay for students to attend the ICSC […]

The Rite Aid Foundation donates $15,000 to the Snohomish County chapter of the American Red Cross

Camp Hill, PA, 2014-4-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid today announced that The Rite Aid Foundation is making a $15,000 donation to the Snohomish County chapter of the American Red Cross to help the victims, families and communities affected by the devastating landslide that occurred on March 22 in Oso, Washington. “Our hearts go […]

BESTSELLER FUND OUTLINED THE PROJECTS IT SUPPORTED DURING 2013 IN ITS ANNUAL REPORT

Brande, Denmark, 2014-4-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — POOR CHINESE FARMERS, AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS, VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN DENMARK AND TRADITIONAL HANDICRAFTS IN INDIA. IN BESTSELLER FUND’S ANNUAL REPORT, YOU CAN READ ABOUT ALL THE BENEFICIARIES AND PROJECTS SUPPORTED BY BESTSELLER FUND IN 2013 Focus on results  The Annual Report is divided into thematic chapters that follow BESTSELLER FUND’s […]

Toys“R”Us® commemorates Autism Awareness Month with $600,000 grant to Autism Speaks

Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund Provides $600,000 Grant to Autism Speaks as National Sponsor of Annual Walk Program; Renews Support to Raise Awareness for Autism Spectrum Disorders WAYNE, NJ, 2014-4-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us®today announced that, as part of its ongoing support of the special needs community and to commemorate Autism Awareness Month, the Toys“R”Us Children’s […]

HARRIS TEETER ANNOUNCED WEEK 9 WINNERS OF ITS TOGETHER IN EDUCATION $100,000 GIVEAWAY

One Week, $10,000 in Prizes Remain Matthews, N.C., 2014-4-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Saturday, March 29, 2014, Harris Teeter’s Together in Education (TIE) Prize Patrol visited winners’ homes in Cary, N.C. to give away another $10,000 as part of Harris Teeter’s TIE $100,000 Giveaway. During the $100,000 Giveaway, Weekly Contestants (“Winners”) are randomly drawn and awarded […]

HARRIS TEETER ANNOUNCED WEEK 8 WINNERS OF ITS TOGETHER IN EDUCATION $100,000 GIVEAWAY

Two Weeks, $20,000 in Prizes Remain Matthews, N.C., 2014-3-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last weekend, Saturday, March 22, 2014, the TIE Prize Patrol returned to Greensboro, N.C to give away another $10,000 as part of Harris Teeter’s Together in Education (TIE) $100,000 Giveaway. During the $100,000 Giveaway, Weekly Contestants (“Winners”) are randomly drawn and awarded up […]

Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers and local Habitat for Humanity affiliates to build homes in 10 cities across America

Hundreds of Lowe’s Heroes frame homes at Lowe’s stores and in Times Square Visit Habitat.org/Lowes to learn how you can help MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hundreds of Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers teamed up with local Habitat for Humanity affiliates Friday to build homes in 10 cities across America and kick off “Hammers for Habitat,” a nationwide volunteer […]

The Home Depot® Foundation announced additional $3.9 million in grants to support veterans’ housing

Foundation Announces Nearly $4 Million in Additional Grants for Veterans’ Housing, Part of Five-Year, $80 Million Commitment ATLANTA, 2014-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (March 26, 2014), The Home Depot® Foundation announced an additional $3.9 million in grants to organizations across the country that address veterans’ housing needs. The recent round of grants brings the Foundation’s financial […]

ShopRite stores in Hudson Valley raised over $95,000 for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center

Keasbey, NJ, 2014-3-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite stores throughout the Hudson Valley region raised more than $95,000 in support of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center during the month of January this year. The donations were collected at checkout from the generous customers at ShopRite during the Together for our Childrencampaign and a […]

The Home Depot® Foundation launched 2nd annual Spring into Service campaign to plant edible gardens for 1,000 Homeless Veterans at Housing Facilities

Team Depot Associate Volunteers to Plant Edible Gardens for 1,000 Homeless Veterans at Housing Facilities across the Country ATLANTA, 2014-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, The Home Depot® Foundation launched its second-annual Spring into Service campaign, a season-long initiative to plant edible gardens that will provide fresh fruits and vegetables for 1,000 homeless U.S. military veterans […]

Harris Teeter Together in Education and North Carolina Education Lottery to donate $1,000 each to four local schools

Matthews, NC, 2014-3-17 — /EPR Retail News/ —Primrose School of West Cary, Highcroft Drive Elementary, Green Hope High School, Turner Creek Elementary School Each to Receive $1,000 Date:              Friday, March 21, 2014 Time:             11 a.m. Location:      High House Crossing Harris Teeter 2741 NC Highway 55 W Cary, N.C. 27519 Live shots are welcomed! […]

The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation donated over $1 million to Explore & More Children’s Museum

BUFFALO, NY, 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Explore & More today announced two major gifts totaling over $1 million in contributions to the Museum’s recently launched capital campaign for their new facility opening at Canalside in 2016. Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. has donated $550,000 to the project, and with that, puts the Wegmans name on […]

Harris Teeter’s fundraising program Together in Education donates $460,437.50 to schools

Schools Receive Nearly $720,000 from Harris Teeter since August 2013 Matthews, N.C., 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter announced today that it is donating $460,437.50 to schools this month through Together in Education (TIE), Harris Teeter’s fundraising program for schools in its communities.  This is the second of three payouts the Company will make to […]