Community Service http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27794/more en Sendik's is Milwaukee's best at local http://supermarketnews.com/nga-show/sendiks-milwaukees-best-local <div class="field-deck"> Local efforts earn 12-store chain distinction through authenticity </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sendik’s was local before local became cool. Now that it is, they have a story to tell.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/nga-show/sendiks-milwaukees-best-local" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/nga-show/sendiks-milwaukees-best-local#comments Community Service Retail & Financial NGA Show Sendik's Food Market Online Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:00:00 +0000 537631 at http://supermarketnews.com Disruptors 2015: Wendy Collie, New Seasons Market http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/disruptors-2015-wendy-collie-new-seasons-market <div class="node-body article-body">Wendy Collie, CEO of New Seasons Market, believes in the company’s mission — to serve its communities, employees and vendors — and she hopes to spread that mission to other retailers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/disruptors-2015-wendy-collie-new-seasons-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/disruptors-2015-wendy-collie-new-seasons-market#comments Community Service Retail & Financial Sustainability New Seasons Market Wendy Collie Online Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18:26:00 +0000 532471 at http://supermarketnews.com Balls sees 'win-win' with SNAP produce pilot http://supermarketnews.com/produce-floral/balls-sees-win-win-snap-produce-pilot <div class="node-body article-body">A pilot program at Balls Food Stores that rewards SNAP recipients for spending their benefits on local produce has been a “win-win” for customers, farmers and the retailer</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/produce-floral/balls-sees-win-win-snap-produce-pilot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/produce-floral/balls-sees-win-win-snap-produce-pilot#comments Community Service Latest News Produce & Floral Balls Food Stores Online Mon, 23 Nov 2015 22:03:00 +0000 532621 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Double Up Food Bucks has brought new customers into Balls Food Stores. (Photo courtesy of the Fair Food Network)</p> Hy-Vee, Food Lion offer Veterans Day initiatives http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/hy-vee-offers-veterans-day-initiatives <div class="node-body article-body">Hy-Vee Food Stores has launched a series of programs to help veterans and active-duty military personnel in conjunction with Veterans Day.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/hy-vee-offers-veterans-day-initiatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/hy-vee-offers-veterans-day-initiatives#comments Community Service Latest News Retail & Financial Hy-Vee Food Stores Tue, 10 Nov 2015 20:15:00 +0000 531291 at http://supermarketnews.com Making Change names McConnell president and CEO http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/making-change-names-mcconnell-president-and-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">David McConnell, who recently retired from his role as president and CEO of the Global Market Development Center, has been named president and CEO of Making Change (formerly Food for All), a non-profit that implements point-of-purchase and manufacturer-driven fundraising programs in U.S. grocery stores.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/making-change-names-mcconnell-president-and-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/making-change-names-mcconnell-president-and-ceo#comments Community Service Latest News Executive Changes Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:47:00 +0000 531581 at http://supermarketnews.com Fresh Market raises $300,000 with Cupcakes for a Cause http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/fresh-market-raises-300000-cupcakes-cause <div class="node-body article-body">The Fresh Market customers contributed $300,045 to the non-profit No Kid Hungry during the retailer’s third annual Cupcakes for a Cause campaign</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/fresh-market-raises-300000-cupcakes-cause" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/fresh-market-raises-300000-cupcakes-cause#comments Bakery Community Service The Fresh Market Mon, 09 Nov 2015 18:49:00 +0000 531491 at http://supermarketnews.com King Soopers buys special cart for toddler with cerebral palsy http://supermarketnews.com/king-soopers-buys-special-cart-toddler-cerebral-palsy <div class="node-body link-body">9News.com — With ribbons, flowers and balloons all over, it's easy to tell which shopping cart belongs to Beatrice. Born seven weeks early, Beatrice Leach, now 2, was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at eight-months-old. (With video.)</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/king-soopers-buys-special-cart-toddler-cerebral-palsy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Community Service Recommended Reading Fri, 16 Oct 2015 19:31:00 +0000 529871 at http://supermarketnews.com Schnucks touts increased meat donations http://supermarketnews.com/meat/schnucks-touts-increased-meat-donations <div class="node-body article-body">Over the past five years, Schnucks' "Meat Rescue" program of meat protein donations to local charity Operation Food Search has grown from a pilot at two stores to almost every store</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/meat/schnucks-touts-increased-meat-donations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/meat/schnucks-touts-increased-meat-donations#comments Community Service Latest News Meat Registration Schnuck Markets Wed, 07 Oct 2015 17:19:00 +0000 529011 at http://supermarketnews.com Raley's sponsors student trips to cattle ranches http://supermarketnews.com/meat/raleys-sponsors-student-trips-cattle-ranches <div class="node-body article-body">Raley’s aims to teach Sacramento, Calif.-area youth about where meat comes from with a new program of field trips to local cattle ranches and farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/meat/raleys-sponsors-student-trips-cattle-ranches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/meat/raleys-sponsors-student-trips-cattle-ranches#comments Community Service Latest News Meat Registration Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:36:00 +0000 528801 at http://supermarketnews.com Is your store a good neighbor? http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/your-store-good-neighbor <div class="node-body article-body">I've always found with supermarkets that customers first assess an individual store's impact on their own neighborhood. If they don't find it to be a good neighbor, then grander claims of corporate social responsibility just don't ring true.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/your-store-good-neighbor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/your-store-good-neighbor#comments Community Service Registration Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:21:00 +0000 520661 at http://supermarketnews.com