Hunger Is Awards $1.3 Million To 198 Local Hunger Charities To Combat Childhood Hunger

Inaugural grants awarded by Hunger Is, the joint charitable initiative of The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation launched in April 2014, will fight childhood hunger
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PLEASANTON and LOS ANGELES, Calif., November 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) have announced that Hunger Is, their joint charitable initiative to fight childhood hunger in America, has awarded over $1.3 million in grants to 198 local charities to connect hungry children living in neighborhoods to healthy food throughout the country.

Donations Made at Safeway Help Breast Cancer Research


SEATTLE - When you've got that gallon of milk and figured out what's for dinner, there's one last item to consider while grocery shopping. You'll see it on buttons worn by checkers at local Safeway stores. Their buttons say, "Please ask me to round up for research."

A nickel, dine or even a couple of bucks doesn't seem like much, but do the math and it adds up to a lot of dollars for breast cancer research done right here in the northwest.

VIDEO: The 2014 Texas Vision Awards for Volunteerism – Safeway Recognized

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Randalls/Tom Thumb was honored to receive the 2014 Vision Partner Award from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS). We’ve supported the DADS Age Well/Live Well program, including the Senior Games and Artistic Visions exhibition, since 2008.

Watch the video to see the highlights of the 2014 DADS Vision awards ceremony.

Safeway Video: All it Takes is one Simple Change

See how one of our employees lost over 100 pounds.
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Safeway associate Marcus Phillips of our Mountain View Store on San Antonio Road in California shares his remarkable journey of losing more than 100 pounds by making just one simple change. Learn more about his inspiring story by watching the video.

Wanda Sykes Teams Up with Stand Up to Cancer and the Safeway Foundation to Launch New Campaign to Raise Funds and Awareness in the Battle Against Breast Cancer

New Campaign Features Limited-Edition Reusable Tote
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LOS ANGELES / NEW YORK, October 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), The Safeway Foundation and  actress and comedian Wanda Sykes have collaborated on a campaign to raise money and public awareness for a cause that is important to all women — breast cancer awareness and treatment.  The PSA campaign launches on October 1, the start of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Safeway Awarded for Hunger Relief Efforts

A Colorado food bank thanks Safeway for ongoing support, especially during historic flooding

Community Food Share, a Feeding America food bank that serves Colorado’s Boulder and Broomfield Counties, awarded Safeway with an Access Award for our support.

Safeway Wins Award for Support of the Texas Department of Aging and Disabilities

Randalls/Tom Thumb is awarded for volunteering and supporting programs including Age Well/Live Well

Randalls/Tom Thumb is honored to receive the 2014 Vision Partner Award from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS).

We’ve supported the DADS Age Well/Live Well program since 2008. Some examples of the initiatives we support through volunteers, donations and/or sponsorship are:

Healthiest Employers in the Greater Bay Area 2014 - Safeway #1

Who are the Greater Bay Area's Healthiest Employers?

Article originally posted in San Francisco Business Times.

The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal selected 82 finalists for this year’s Healthiest Employers in the Greater Bay Area lists and associated event. Companies were categorized based on the size of their Bay Area workforce. In the Bay Area, these employers have 130,864 employees. Overall, they employ nearly 1.3 million people.

Childhood Memories Lead to Career-long Conservation at Safeway

Safeway's corporate director of energy utilization helps inspire actionable sustainability at the company

Victor Munoz, ‎corporate director of energy utilization, brings to Safeway a long history of sustainable living. His family owned a restaurant serving local foods in the 1960s, and they spent weekends on California’s Sonoma County beaches where his parents taught him to respect the earth and leave no trace behind.

His upbringing led him to a career where he gets to educate colleagues about energy and water conservation best practices, helping to ensure that future generations can also grow up appreciating the planet’s natural beauty.

Safeway and The Safeway Foundation Support Local Schools

Over $300 million given through the eScrip program since 1999

Together with our customers we’ve given over $300 million to local schools through the eScrip program since 1999. Thank you to customers who participated in the program so far. We are making a real impact in our communities.

We encourage all our shoppers to take part in eScrip.  You can activate donations to the school of your choice simply by shopping at Safeway. Just join the eScrip program, and a percentage of your qualifying Safeway Club Card purchases goes to the school you have designated.


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