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
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Campaign Features Limited-Edition Reusable Tote
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.
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.
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.
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.