Customers donated over $9 million at checkstands in September to enable 37 million healthy breakfasts
BOISE, Idaho, October 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Thanks to the generosity of customers, the Albertsons Companies’ Nourishing Neighbors breakfast campaign raised over $9 million through its September campaign to provide healthy breakfasts for children in need across the company’s market areas. The funds were raised at the register and will be directed to local organizations in each store’s community. The money will enable 37 million breakfasts for children throughout the country.
Annual total includes $95 million of support from the Albertsons Foundation Nourishing Neighbors Program, reaching 13 million individuals and over 3,000 organizations
BOISE, Idaho, June 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) is proud to announce it raised a record $260 million in food and monetary donations to aid hunger relief in local communities in 2020. This total includes more than $67 million of in-store donations by Albertsons customers who generously supported their communities in a year of unprecedented need caused by the pandemic. Albertsons Cos.
The Albertsons Companies Foundation Nourishing Neighbors program is going BIG to help our neighbors in Texas. We are inviting customers and associates to support our efforts by donating online or in stores. Albertsons Companies Foundation will match the first $250,000 raised for a total commitment of $500,000 to feed those in need after unprecedented winter storms.
Donations can be made at any Albertsons, Tom Thumb or Randalls store in our Southern Division, or online at http://bit.ly/3bCeReK
Includes major grants of up to $500,000 to organizations with innovative projects to eradicate hunger; nearly 150 organizations receive grants of up to $100,000
Albertsons Companies Foundation is awarding almost $14 million in grants from its Nourishing Neighbors community relief fund to local hunger-fighting organizations in areas their stores serve from coast to coast.
The grants include almost $4 million for 13 large grants to organizations across the United States as part of Nourishing Neighbors’ new innovation grant program, which awards grants up to $500,000 to organizations with innovative projects or new ideas for eradicating hunger.
Customers donated $9.3 million at checkstands in September to enable 37.5 million healthy breakfasts; company and customer donations have now topped $110 million in 2020
Thanks to the generosity of customers, the Albertsons Companies Nourishing Neighbors community relief fund raised a record $9.3 million in its September campaign to provide healthy breakfasts for children in need across its market areas. The funds – raised at the register and directed to local organizations in each store’s community – will enable 37.5 million breakfasts throughout the country.
Nourishing Neighbors is a charitable program of the Albertsons Companies Foundation, which is working to eradicate hunger in America.
Campaign joins with customers to fund millions of breakfasts; effort builds on nearly $100 million raised for hunger relief in 2020 alone
Every child deserves a healthy breakfast. Every day.
That’s the stand taken by Albertsons Companies’ Nourishing Neighbors community relief fund, which throughout September will enable customers to donate money to help provide millions of healthy breakfasts for children in the communities they serve.
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.
It is a great contribution to communities that Albertsons’ stores look to neighboring companies for temporary employees.
There is a real community spirit that has been sponsored by the Albertsons family of stores. The company made a commitment of $50 million to hunger relief across the more than 2,200 neighborhoods it serves…through its Nourishing Neighbors Community Relief campaign. This pledge came after the company already donated $3 million to its fund for neighbors affected by the COVID-19 crisis.