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Albertsons and Safeway in Colorado Helped the Salvation Army Give 3,000 Boxes of Food to Those in Need

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Albertsons Companies’ Denver Division partnered with The Salvation Army in Aurora, Colorado to help get food to those in need during the Coronavirus pandemic. In honor of National Salvation Army Week, The Salvation Army collaborated with the Denver Division’s Albertsons and Safeway stores, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Aurora Town Center, and the City of Aurora to host one of the largest food distribution events in Colorado where 3,000 families received boxes of food and Albertsons and Safeway gift cards.

Puyallup Food Bank Moves to New Larger Location Thanks to Safeway

By LocalTalk Contributor
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The Puyallup Food Bank will be able to stay at the new temporary location, a former Safeway... rent-free for 6 months.

“We were at 80% capacity, 80% of the time pre-COVID, but now the need has tripled,” says Chief Executive Officer Jim Beaudoin. “We are so grateful to Safeway for allowing us to move into this vacant space.”

Read the full story on South Sound Talk here.

Safeway Delivers Thousands of Tulips for Nurse Appreciation Week Amid COVID-19

By Franque Thompson
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Safeway of Albertsons Companies celebrated National Nurses Day and Nurse Appreciation Week with the help of its customers.

Safeway delivered 7,000 bunches of tulips to hospitals across Washington, northern Idaho and Alaska Wednesday.

Read the full story from Q13 Fox here.

Albertsons and Safeway Are Helping to Connect Our Community by Sending Messages to Seniors in Washington State

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Albertsons and Safeway in Washington are giving us a safe way to connect our community through their #SafeHugs4Seniors campaign.

Have your child create a drawing, encouraging note or write a letter to a local senior citizen, snap a picture and upload it to Albertsons.com/SafeHugs4Seniors or  Safeway.com/SafeHugs4Seniors. A local senior care center can read, print and share these within the safety of their home.  

Arizona's Family Partners With Safeway, Albertsons to Save Homeless Animals

By Jessica Haag
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Through the month of February, 3TV and CBS 5 are partnering with Safeway and Albertsons to raise funds for #LovePup, Arizona Humane Society, Almost There Foster Care, The Arizona Pet Project, Community Paws, Desert Tails Shelter, Fix. Adopt. Save., Nagi Foundation, PACC911 and Soldier’s Best Friend.

Connecting Innovation and Community Through Styrofoam Recycling

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In 2017, Safeway/Albertsons became one of only two companies in Washington to own and operate a Styrofoam Densifying Machine.

Today, Safeway/Albertsons diverts 45,000 lbs. of Styrofoam out of Washington landfills annually. 

Earlier this year, the City of Auburn partnered with Safeway/Albertsons to provide two collection events for the Auburn public, collecting over 4,500 cubic feet of Styrofoam (approximately one 53 foot long semi-trailer).

St. Vincent de Paul Receives Large Donation From Albertsons, Safeway and Hormel Foods for Food Drive

By ABC15.com staff
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Albertsons, Safeway and Hormel Foods Corporation, have partnered up to donate over 1,000 Hormel half hams, and over 12,000 jars of peanut butter to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

Read the full story from ABC 15 here

Safeway-Albertsons Distribution Center Showcases Sustainability

By Christopher Keizur
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Gresham's Safeway-Albertsons Regional Distribution Center showed how being green can be implemented on a massive scaleduring a monthly gathering of like-minded business owners and community members last week.[...]

Daryl Woods, director of distribution for Safeway-Albertsons Regional Distribution Center said the key is using smart practices to lower the facility's footprint, while also discovering cost savings in all aspects of the business. 

Albertsons Companies Unveils New Pledge to Reduce Plastic Use in Packaging

Company announces that 100% of its Own Brands packaging will be recyclable, reusable, or industrially compostable by 2025
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BOISE, Idaho, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Albertsons Companies today announced a broad plastic waste reduction pledge to advance sustainability throughout the company, starting with its extensive Own Brands portfolio.

The new commitment furthers the circular economy for packaging at the company’s 2,300 Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Tom Thumb, Shaw’s, Star Market, ACME Markets, Randalls, Haggen, and other banner stores.

Albertsons Companies Plastics and Packaging Pledge

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 37,000 Pounds of Protein to Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies

Albertsons & Safeway Join the Fourth Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Albertsons & Safeway joined forces to donate more than more than 37,000 pounds of protein to Wyoming Food Bank of The Rockies. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. 

During the event, Albertsons & Safeway also presented the Wyoming Food Bank of The Rockies with a gift of $2,500 in support of the food bank’s continued efforts to alleviate hunger through upcoming initiatives. 

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