Co-op food stores in Luton now accepting donations in support of Luton Foodbank

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op food stores in Luton have launched a bid to serve-up trolley-loads of support for Luton Foodbank as the charity experiences record levels of demand and referrals. Nine of the community retailer’s food stores in the area are supporting the appeal and taking donations for the Foodbank […]

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation commit to $1.5 million in donations to support organizations in their relief efforts across Louisiana

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation commit to $1.5 million in donations to support organizations in their relief efforts across Louisiana   BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (August 19, 2016 ), Walmart Foundation President Kathleen McLaughlin announced via Twitter that Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are committing an additional $1 million to Team Rubicon, […]

Bartell Drugs kicks off its 14th annual School Tools event; to accept donations from August 1 – August 28

SEATTLE, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs welcomes donations of school supplies and hygiene products for its 14th annual School Tools event, in partnership with Star 101.5 and World Vision. Donations will be accepted at all Bartell Drugs locations from August 1 – August 28. The drive supports students in 160 schools in King, […]

Commissary employees and patrons collect donations Feds Feed Families campaign

FORT LEE, Va. , 2016-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last year was a banner year for the Feds Feed Families campaign. The Department of Defense collected more than 3.2 million pounds of food and personal hygiene items for donation to local food banks and pantries. Commissary employees and their patrons contributed almost 50 percent or […]

43 charities across U.S. will be receiving IKEA makeover and product donations

Conshohocken, PA, 2016-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA U.S. is pleased to announce today that 43 charities across the U.S. will be receiving IKEA makeover and product donations as a result of winning this year’s IKEA Life Improvement Challenge. Additionally 77 other charities, who were first and second runner ups, will win an IKEA product […]

Wegmans hunger relief campaign donations during winter 2015 rose to $1,033,363, a 6% increase over the winter 2014

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the winter 2015 checkout scanning campaign at 26 Wegmans stores in Massachusetts, Buffalo and the Southern Tier of New York, and parts of Pennsylvania, hunger relief donations rose to $1,033,363, a 6% increase over the winter 2014 total. Check Out Hunger allows customers to donate $2 $3, […]

Meijer holds its signature hunger relief program Simply Give; will match spring campaign donations 2-to-1 April 17-18

Retailer matches spring campaign donations 2-to-1 April 17-18 to help food pantries gear up for summer months. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Meijer holds its signature hunger relief program, Simply Give, three times a year when its food pantry partners need the most help, but the spring campaign is arguably the most critical campaign. “The spring […]