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The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation Raise More Than $5.5 Million in Support of Hunger Is

Thanks to generous donations from Safeway and Albertsons customers, funds will help eradicate childhood hunger through a program supported by award-winning actress and Hunger Is Ambassador Viola Davis
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PLEASANTON, Calif., and LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) announced they have raised more than $5.5 million through customer donations to Hunger Is, a joint charitable initiative designed to raise awareness and funds to end childhood hunger in America. Now in its second year, the campaign raised funds throughout April 2015 in a month-long, in-store fundraiser in more than 1,600 Safeway and Albertsons stores across the U.S.

Oak Harbor Safeway Makes Substantial Donation to Navy Marine Corps Relief Society

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The Safeway Foundation donated $100,000 to the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) during a presentation at their Oak Harbor, Wash., store grand opening on Friday, May 22.

The Safeway Foundation had said it wanted to make a surprise donation to a local military organization during the grand opening that would benefit the service men and women at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and other veterans. It also noted that it would be a way to honor the people of Oak Harbor and highlight the deep military ties within the community.

Meet the Fishermen Behind Fair Trade Certified Seafood

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The launch of Fair Trade USA Certified yellow fin tuna provides a solution that addresses both social and environmental responsibility in global fishing communities. 

Click here to learn more about how your seafood purchasing decisions impact the livelihoods of other people and regions or visit the Safeway CSR site for more information about Safeway's seafood purchasing goals.

 

Fair Trade Writes New Chapter in Story of Tuna

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Tuna is the second most popular seafood in the United States, yet for most Americans, it’s a non-descript protein puck that inevitably gets mixed with mayonnaise and celery. Maybe the tuna in that can came from the Philippines, or Micronesia? Perhaps it was caught by a Japanese vessel and transferred to a processing plant in Thailand before making its way to your local supermarket. Maybe it was hooked on a longline or scooped up in a purse seine? Who knows?

Albertsons Safeway Joins EPA and USDA Challenges to Tackle Food Waste

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Albertsons Safeway believes that food waste can be significantly reduced through collaborative partnerships. As part of our commitment to address the issue, we recently joined the EPA Food Recovery Challenge and the US Food Waste Challenge, both of which encourage participants to increase diversion of food waste away from landfills to better uses, such as composting, feeding livestock and feeding hungry people.

Helping Animals and Creating Friendships - Safeway Partners with 3TV and Arizona Humane Society

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Through a special partnership, Safeway has joined forces with Arizona’s largest animal organization, the Arizona Humane Society (AHS), and 3TV to raise $30,000 to help save animals’ lives.

Safeway has been such an incredible supporter of the Arizona Humane Society through our Summer to Save Lives campaign and Pet Telethon,” said Dr. Steven Hansen, AHS President & CEO (pictured above). 

Safeway Inc. Achieves Perfect Score in 2015 Corporate Equality Index

Company Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Thirteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality
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PLEASANTON, CA., December 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) announced today that for the second year in a row, it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBT equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Go Organic for the Holidays with Safeway’s O Organics

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Safeway is proud to be growing and evolving our O Organics™ line of products so families can enjoy purely delicious organic food for the holidays, and all year ‘round.

O Organics was introduced in 2005 and has grown rapidly to become one of the biggest organic brands in the country. It’s recently been given a new fresh, modern look.

Safeway’s O Organics line has all the essentials for holiday meals and entertaining including:

·         Snacks and appetizers: Dry Roasted Mixed Nuts  and Stone Ground Wheat Crackers

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