Community Service http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27794/more en IGA kicks off fifth Wounded Warrior event http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/iga-kicks-fifth-wounded-warrior-event <div class="node-body article-body">IGA said Friday it has joined forces with the Wounded Warrior Project for the fifth year to raise money through the sale of IGA exclusive brands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/iga-kicks-fifth-wounded-warrior-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/iga-kicks-fifth-wounded-warrior-event#comments Community Service Latest News Retail & Financial IGA Promotions Fri, 22 May 2015 19:03:00 +0000 518861 at http://supermarketnews.com Raley's hiring foster-care youths http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/raleys-hiring-foster-care-youths <div class="node-body article-body">Raley’s Supermarkets said Wednesday it has partnered with iFoster to develop a new hiring program for foster youth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/raleys-hiring-foster-care-youths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/raleys-hiring-foster-care-youths#comments Community Service Latest News Retail & Financial Raley's Supermarkets Wed, 20 May 2015 19:08:00 +0000 518531 at http://supermarketnews.com New Metro program to donate 1 million kg of food a year http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/new-metro-program-donate-1-million-kg-food-year <div class="node-body article-body">Metro announced a new food recovery program for 65 stores in the Montreal area that will result in weekly donations of 10,000 kilograms of food to Moisson Montreal, a local food bank. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/new-metro-program-donate-1-million-kg-food-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/new-metro-program-donate-1-million-kg-food-year#comments Community Service Latest News Meat Metro Inc. Thu, 14 May 2015 16:21:00 +0000 518051 at http://supermarketnews.com Stater donating tons of apples to food banks http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/stater-donating-tons-apples-food-banks <div class="node-body article-body">Stater Bros. Markets, San Bernardino, Calif., said it plans to donate 47,000 pounds of apples to two local food banks on May 8 as part of the Take a Bite Out of Hunger campaign sponsored by FirstFruits of Washington.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/stater-donating-tons-apples-food-banks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/stater-donating-tons-apples-food-banks#comments Community Service Latest News Retail & Financial Produce & Floral California Hunger relief Stater Bros. Markets Tue, 05 May 2015 22:27:00 +0000 517341 at http://supermarketnews.com Haggen donates to national parks http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggen-donates-national-parks <div class="node-body article-body">Haggen said it is donating more than $40,000 to support the four national parks in Washington and Oregon, representing 2% of sales on Earth Day at the company’s stores in those two states.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggen-donates-national-parks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggen-donates-national-parks#comments Community Service Latest News Retail & Financial Haggen Inc. Oregon Washington Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:01:00 +0000 516991 at http://supermarketnews.com Mi Pueblo offering $200,000 in scholarships http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/mi-pueblo-offering-200000-scholarships <div class="node-body article-body">Mi Pueblo Food Centers said it is offering 100 scholarships totaling more than $200,000 to community members and employees already enrolled in college or who wish to continue their education.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/mi-pueblo-offering-200000-scholarships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/mi-pueblo-offering-200000-scholarships#comments Community Service Latest News Retail & Financial California Mi Pueblo Food Centers Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:42:00 +0000 516751 at http://supermarketnews.com Stop & Shop, Wegmans turn food waste into energy http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/stop-shop-wegmans-turn-food-waste-energy <div class="node-body article-body">Stop & Shop announced it has broken ground on an anaerobic digester at a distribution center, while Wegmans said it would begin a pilot in May to transfer food waste from four stores in Syracuse, N.Y., to anaerobic digesters on local farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/stop-shop-wegmans-turn-food-waste-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/stop-shop-wegmans-turn-food-waste-energy#comments Community Service Latest News Sustainability Stop & Shop Wegmans Food Markets Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:24:00 +0000 516091 at http://supermarketnews.com Mrs. Green's to donate gardens to NYC schools http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/mrs-greens-donate-gardens-nyc-schools <div class="node-body article-body">Mrs. Green’s Natural Markets announced a plan to donate organic gardens to 20 New York City schools.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/mrs-greens-donate-gardens-nyc-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/mrs-greens-donate-gardens-nyc-schools#comments Community Service Retail & Financial Health & Wellness Mrs. Green’s Natural Markets Natural Markets Food Group Pat Brown Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:43:00 +0000 515481 at http://supermarketnews.com Hy-Vee awards grants to encourage community gardens http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/hy-vee-awards-grants-encourage-community-gardens <div class="node-body article-body">Hy-Vee Food Stores said Monday it has awarded 130 grants of $400 each, for a total of $52,000, to community organizations to purchase seeds, plants, garden tools and food preservation equipment for community gardens.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/hy-vee-awards-grants-encourage-community-gardens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/hy-vee-awards-grants-encourage-community-gardens#comments Community Service Latest News Retail & Financial Health & Wellness Sustainability sustainability Mon, 06 Apr 2015 20:26:00 +0000 515001 at http://supermarketnews.com Haggen donating apples in Northwest http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggen-donating-apples-northwest <div class="node-body article-body">Haggen, Inc., said Monday it plans to donate more than 45,000 pounds of apples to two Pacific Northwest food banks as part of the region’s annual “Take a Bite Out of Hunger” effort.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggen-donating-apples-northwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggen-donating-apples-northwest#comments Community Service Latest News Retail & Financial Produce & Floral Haggen Inc. 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