The IKEA Foundation donated $139 million to children and families living in the world’s poorest communities in 2013

IKEA Foundation launches 12 new partnerships in 2013, reaching millions of children in 35 countries, including Brazil, Syria, Thailand and South Sudan CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The IKEA Foundation released its 2013 Annual Review, reporting $139 million (101 million euros) in grants to help children and families living in the world’s poorest […]

ShopRite Partners In Caring Annual Cheerios Contest raised $1.24m to support regional food banks in local communities

Store associates featured on a special-edition Cheerios box sold exclusively at ShopRite stores Keasbey, NJ, 2014-3-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite associates across six states banded together last September in a friendly competition sponsored by ShopRite and General Mills, the ShopRite Partners In Caring Annual Cheerios Contest. To help the hungry in local communities, ShopRite associates collected […]

Belk’s Spring Charity Sale provides opportunity for customers to support local charities while taking advantage of special discounts

Company-wide event on Saturday, May 3, from 6 – 10 a.m. will benefit thousands of schools and charitable organizations across the South CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2014-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Belk’s Spring Charity Sale on Saturday, May 3, provides an opportunity for customers to support local charities while taking advantage of special discounts of 20 to […]

Gap Inc., Pearson Foundation, SFUSD to offer open source high school college & career curriculum

SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-3-7 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Today, Gap Inc. and the Pearson Foundation, along with the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), announced the release of a free, open source version of Plan Ahead, a high school curriculum that helps prepare students for college and careers. Plan Ahead is a semester-long course designed to […]

Dole and Meijer partner to donate salad bars to public schools in Detroit, Cincinnati and South Bend, Ind.

Midwest retailer partners with world’s largest producer of fruits and vegetables to increase fresh produce options at schools WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., 2014-3-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — What is the main obstacle to getting kids to eat healthier? Research suggests that it might be simply a lack of healthy options – a situation that is even more […]

Babies“R”Us, Operation Shower and Heidi Klum hosted grand-scale baby shower for 125 military moms-to-be

Wayne, NJ, 2014-3-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Tuesday, March 4, Babies“R”Us® and Operation Shower, an organization that hosts baby showers for military moms-to-be, were joined by fashion designer and mom of four Heidi Klum to shower 125 expectant mothers with joy and much-needed gifts, making it the largest event held by this charity since its inception in 2007. During the […]

Harris Teeter donates $2,950 to Paisley Magnet School as part of its Together in Education $100,000 Giveaway

Store Director to Present Check to Paisley Magnet School  Date:           Monday, March 10, 2014 Time:          1 p.m. Location:   Paisley Magnet School                       1400 Grant Ave.                      Winston-Salem, N.C.  27105 Live shots are welcomed! Winston-Salem, N.C., 2014-3-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter Store Director Wes Holcomb will present a $2,950 check to Paisley Magnet School as […]

Marks & Spencer revealed details of this year’s Big Beach Clean-up

Big Beach Clean-up to clear litter on 140 beaches and canals Storm hit beaches to be targeted Thousands of volunteers to clear over 30 tonnes of litter LONDON, 2014-3-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today announces details of this year’s Big Beach Clean-up, which will tackle the scourge of litter on 95 UK […]

Tesco raised £10 million for Diabetes UK in their first year of partnership

Cheshunt, England, 2014-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Diabetes UK have announced that Tesco colleagues, suppliers and customers have raised £10 million in the first year of their partnership. The £10 million, which is funding research, education and awareness programmes to make life better for people with diabetes or those who are at risk of […]

Harris Teeter to help raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

Help MDA this March in the Fight Against Neuromuscular Disease Matthews, N.C., 2014-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is pleased to announce a partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) to help the non-profit health agency raise funding to continue its mission of finding treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases. March 1 – March 31, […]

BESTSELLER’s employees donate to three humanitarian projects in India, China and Africa

BESTSELLER EMPLOYEES HELPED MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY DONATING A PART OF THEIR NEW YEAR’S GIFT TO THREE HUMANITARIAN PROJECTS IN INDIA, CHINA AND AFRICA. FOLLOWING THE EMPLOYEE DONATIONS, BESTSELLER AND BESTSELLER FUND TOPPED UP THE DONATION TO THE FULL AMOUNT OF DKK 3.5 MILLION. Brande, Denmark, 2014-2-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The money is distributed to […]

BESTSELLER FUND donates to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon

BESTSELLER FUND HAS SIGNED A CHEQUE OF DKK 2 MILLION TO HELP DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL DELIVER EMERGENCY AID TO THOUSANDS OF SYRIAN REFUGEES LIVING IN LEBANON.  Brande, Denmark, 2014-2-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Emergency relief to Syrian refugees in Lebanon BESTSELLER FUND’s donation will be earmarked to deliver emergency aid to thousands of Syrian refugees in […]

Old Navy donated over $1M worth of new clothes to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines

Donates more than $1 million worth of new clothes to survivors SAN FRANCISCO, 2014-2-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Old Navy announced today the donation of more than 100,000 articles of new clothing to the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan that hit the central and southern islands of the Philippines in November 2013. “At Old Navy, we want […]

Walmart announced $1.75 million in grants to help African Americans Pursue Higher Education, Job Training and Placement

BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2014-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Walmart furthers its commitment to provide greater access to opportunities across 20 U.S. communities with the announcement of $1.75 million in grants from the Walmart Foundation to three of the nation’s leading nonprofit organizations: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), National Urban League (NUL) and United Negro College Fund […]

Price Chopper’s 2013 “Check Out Hunger” campaign raised more than $35,000 and 76,000 pounds of food

Schenectady, NY, 2014-2-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper’s 2013 “Check Out Hunger” campaign raised more than $35,000 and 76,000 pounds of food for 15 local food banks and their affiliated kitchens and pantries in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont. “We’re committed to helping people feed and care for themselves and their families throughout […]

Major milestone for BJ’s Wholesale Club’s Feeding Communities program: 15 million pounds of nutritious food donated to local food bank since inception

Westborough, MA, 2014-2-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today BJ’s Wholesale Club announced that its Feeding Communities program achieved a major milestone by donating 15 million pounds of nutritious food to local food banks since the program began in November 2011.  The 15 million pounds of food equates to 12 million meals to feed people who struggle […]

Giant Hypermarket Malaysia donates additional RM470.000 for food aid to low-income households

Shah Alam, Malaysia, 2014-2-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — GIANT, one of MyKasih Foundation’s earliest partners, has Increased its contribution to bring food aid to low-income households by donating an additional RM470.000 to its programme. The cheque was handed over by GCH Retail Malaysia Sdn Bhd marketing director Ruben Brusch to MyKasih managing director Jeffrey Perera […]

Wegmans Food Markets to deliver 18,000-pound Valentine to The Greater Boston Food Bank on February 14

NEWTON, MA, 2014-2-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets will deliver an 18,000-pound Valentine to The Greater Boston Food Bank on Friday, February 14 at 10 am: A tractor-trailer filled with 9 tons of non-perishable food products. The Greater Boston Food Bank will, in turn, distribute the items to food pantries that serve the […]

Sainsbury’s response to flooding across the UK

LONDON, 2014-2-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — We’re monitoring the flooding and weather closely, and are acting quickly and responsively to offer support to those in real need. All Sainsbury’s stores are open and we are working to ensure our customers across the country experience as little disruption as possible while shopping with us. Our online grocery […]

H&M Conscious Foundation donates SEK 180 million to UNICEF, WaterAid and CARE

With the aim of achieving long-lasting improvements in the areas of education, clean water and strengthening women, the H&M Conscious Foundation is to support UNICEF, WaterAid and CARE. These three separate global programs for change will start from February 2014 and they will receive a total of SEK 180 million over a three-year period. Stockholm, […]

Grand Rapids Community Foundation to award two Fred & Lena Meijer scholarships to Meijer team members and their children

Grand Rapids, MI, US, 2014-2-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third consecutive year, Meijer team members and their children will have a chance to receive up to $10,000 to further their college education with the Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship, a competitive scholarship administered by Grand Rapids Community Foundation. “Our dad always believed that continued […]

Harris Teeter announced the first week winner of its Together in Education (TIE) $100,000 Giveaway

Nine Weeks, $90,000 in Prizes Remain Matthews, NC, US, 2014-2-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Feb. 1, 2014, as part of Harris Teeter’s Together in Education (TIE) $100,000 Giveaway, Week 1 winner David Brown, along with his family earned $5,000 and another $5,000 for Carrboro High School PSTA, the school to which his VIC card is linked. […]

Harris Teeter to donate to Carrboro High School as part of its Together in Education (TIE) $100,000 Giveaway

Matthews, NC, US, 2014-2-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Store Director to Present Check to Carrboro High School PTSA Date:            Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 Time:            8 a.m. Location:     Carrboro High School 201 Rock Haven Rd. Carrboro, N.C.  27510 Live shots are welcomed! Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, Harris Teeter Store Director Stephen Roberts will […]

Marks & Spencer and Oxfam joint campaign ‘Love, Mum’ to raise money for mothers in living poverty around the world

Joanna Lumley, Abbey Clancy and Zoe Ball launch a new initiative from Marks & Spencer and Oxfam to raise money for mothers living in poverty around the world. London, UK, 2014-2-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — CELEBRITY MUMS Joanna Lumley, Abbey Clancy and Zoe Ball today joined forces to launch ‘Love, Mum’, a new joint campaign from […]

Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc selects Sue Ryder as its next charity partner

Bradford, England, 2014-1-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons colleagues have voted for Sue Ryder to be the retailer’s next charity partner. Sue Ryder won the nationwide colleague vote with 42% of the vote, beating Age UK and I CAN to secure a corporate partnership. Sue Ryder is one of the leading national charities providing care for […]

Meijer completes the rollout of its food rescue program across the Midwest

All of retailer’s 204 stores able to support food rescue program by partnering with a local food bank Grand Rapids, MI, US, 2014-1-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer made significant strides in its hunger relief efforts last year, completing the rollout of its food rescue program across the Midwest. With the addition of eight food bank […]

IKEA raised $13.6 million for UNICEF and Save the Children projects

Thank You IKEA Customers and Co-workers! IKEA US Soft Toy Campaign Raised Over $1 million Conshohocken, PA, US, 2014-1-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA customers and co-workers have partnered with the IKEA Foundation on a $13.6 million (€10.1 million) gift for UNICEF and Save the Children projects to help realize every child’s right to a quality […]

Toys“R”Us to launch nationwide text-to-donate campaign in support of 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

In-Store and Online Awareness Program Amplifies Company’s Commitment as a Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games and Seeks Customers’ Support in Helping Athletes Go for the Gold this June; Customers Invited to Text “CHEER” to 80888 to Make a $5 Donation to 2014 Special Olympics USA Games via Their Mobile Device Wayne, […]

Rite Aid raised $613,555 during its 2013 fundraising campaign for United Way of the Capital Region

Member of Pillar Society, Company also Honored with Inaugural $500,000 Club Award Camp Hill, PA, US, 2014-1-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid announced today that associates in its corporate offices located throughout the greater Harrisburg area raised $613,555 during its 2013 fundraising campaign for the United Way of the Capital Region. Rite Aid is one […]

Belk to hold series of events and campaigns with saving opportunities during February to benefit American Heart Association

Month-long campaign features interactive website at belk.com and in-store events designed to promote heart disease awareness and education to customers and associates Belk offers 20% off coupons for sale merchandise Feb. 2-8 for $1 or more donation to AHA; also, customers receive 20% off purchase of regular and sale-priced items with limited exclusions on Feb. […]