Community Service http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27794/more en Price Chopper, Whole Foods employees accept Ice Bucket Challenge http://supermarketnews.com/blog/price-chopper-whole-foods-employees-accept-ice-bucket-challenge <div class="node-body blog-body">Supermarket executives and employees have not been immune to the Ice Bucket Challenge, which asks participants to dunk themselves with ice water and post social media videos in order to raise money and awareness for the ALS Association.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/price-chopper-whole-foods-employees-accept-ice-bucket-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/price-chopper-whole-foods-employees-accept-ice-bucket-challenge#comments SN Social Community Service Jerry Golub Mrs. Green’s Natural Markets Price Chopper Supermarkets Whole Foods Market SN Social Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:44:00 +0000 488161 at http://supermarketnews.com The Lempert Report: Socially conscious shoppers (video) http://supermarketnews.com/phil-lempert-videos/lempert-report-socially-conscious-shoppers-video <div class="node-body video-body">Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert says it seems more and more that consumers are taking on the role of the socially conscious buyer more seriously.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/phil-lempert-videos/lempert-report-socially-conscious-shoppers-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Phil Lempert Videos Videos Community Service Registration 2014 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:00:00 +0000 486721 at http://supermarketnews.com NGA commends House OK of food donation deductions http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/nga-commends-house-ok-food-donation-deductions <div class="node-body article-body">The National Grocers Association said Thursday it commends the House of Representatives for passing the Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014, which makes charitable enhanced deductions for food donations permanent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/nga-commends-house-ok-food-donation-deductions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/nga-commends-house-ok-food-donation-deductions#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Laws & Regulations Community Service National Grocers Association Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:52:00 +0000 481821 at http://supermarketnews.com IGA operator celebrates 100th anniversary http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/iga-operator-celebrates-100th-anniversary <div class="node-body article-body">E.C. Porter IGA is celebrating its 100th year as a family-owned and operated business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/iga-operator-celebrates-100th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/iga-operator-celebrates-100th-anniversary#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Community Service IGA Independents Kentucky Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:04:00 +0000 481771 at http://supermarketnews.com Food bank donations drop as grocery stores have less to give http://supermarketnews.com/food-bank-donations-drop-grocery-stores-have-less-give <div class="node-body link-body">Grocery stores are trimming costs by reducing the amount of perishable food kept on hand, and that means local food banks are getting less fresh food this year than they have in the past.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/food-bank-donations-drop-grocery-stores-have-less-give" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Community Service Recommended Reading Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:08:00 +0000 480711 at http://supermarketnews.com Hy-Vee solicits donations for veterans http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/hy-vee-solicits-donations-veterans <div class="node-body article-body">Through its "Hy-Vee Homefront" veterans support program, Hy-Vee has launched the "Homefront Round Up" campaign. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/hy-vee-solicits-donations-veterans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/hy-vee-solicits-donations-veterans#comments Latest News Marketing Community Service Hy-Vee Food Stores 2014 Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:17:00 +0000 480251 at http://supermarketnews.com Target asks consumers not to carry firearms in stores http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/target-asks-consumers-not-carry-firearms-stores <div class="node-body article-body">Target has changed its “open carry” firearm policy in operating areas where carrying guns is legal, according to a note written by interim CEO John Mulligan and shared with team members Wednesday.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/target-asks-consumers-not-carry-firearms-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/target-asks-consumers-not-carry-firearms-stores#comments Latest News Laws & Regulations Community Service Shopper Insights Target Corp. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:50:00 +0000 480191 at http://supermarketnews.com Kroger honored for hiring program http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/kroger-honored-hiring-program <div class="node-body article-body">Kroger Co. on Wednesday was named Employer of the Year by the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities at the organization's annual Bridges Gala in Washington, D.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/kroger-honored-hiring-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/kroger-honored-hiring-program#comments Latest News Kroger Community Service Kroger Co. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:15:00 +0000 477711 at http://supermarketnews.com Food Lion kicks off new hunger relief effort http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/food-lion-kicks-new-hunger-relief-effort <div class="node-body article-body">Food Lion on Monday announced a renewed commitment to hunger relief, launching a plan to provide 500 million meals by 2020 through the Food Lion Feeds initiative.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/food-lion-kicks-new-hunger-relief-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/food-lion-kicks-new-hunger-relief-effort#comments Latest News Delhaize America Community Service Beth Newlands Campbell Delhaize America Food Lion Hunger relief Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:47:00 +0000 477181 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: California grocers pilot healthy cooking program http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-california-grocers-pilot-healthy-cooking-program <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Healthy Cocina Initiative offers freshly prepared chicken mole enchiladas with avocados at a low price and, alternatively, the fresh ingredients so customers can make the enchiladas on their own.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-california-grocers-pilot-healthy-cooking-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-california-grocers-pilot-healthy-cooking-program#comments Meals Small Format Supermarket Community Service Photo Gallery Thu, 29 May 2014 14:58:00 +0000 476061 at http://supermarketnews.com