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Albertsons Companies and the Albertsons Companies Foundation Pledge $3 Million and Launch Major Fundraiser to Fight Hunger During COVID-19 Crisis

Funds will be used to provide meals to school children, seniors, and others financially impacted or isolated individuals during this time. Funds will also help Albertsons Associates who are home-bound, losing income, or otherwise affected.
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BOISE, Idaho, March 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation have announced a pledge of $3 million and the launch of a major fundraiser to help feed families in need during the COVID-19 crisis.

Covenant Health Community Spotlight: WIC Clinic Now in Lubbock Grocery Store

By Lauren Matter
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A WIC clinic is now in a Lubbock grocery store, the first kind of partnership like this in the state.

The clinic is inside the United Supermarket at 2630 Parkway Drive.

 

Read the full story on EverythingLubbock.com.

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.

Albertsons Companies Executive Presents Diversity Webinar

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Don’t miss an enlightening and empowering webinar by Jonathan Mayes, Senior Vice President, External Affairs & Chief Diversity Officer at Albertsons Companies. “8 Types of Unconscious Bias and How to Fight Them” will focus on the most common forms of bias, and how we can identify and remove these barriers. The webinar is hosted by Women Impacting Storebrand Excellence (WISE). Sign up here (Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 10 – 11am PST).

United Family Trains Truck Drivers to Spot Human Trafficking

By Tori McGee
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...The distribution center for United Family stores, hosted a training session for its employees through "Truckers Against Trafficking."

...the purpose of this training is to teach drivers how to identify the signs [of human] trafficking while out on the road.

Read the full story from Fox 34 here.

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).

Coffee, Culture, and Connections: An Albertsons Companies Food Technologist Deepens Her Passion for Food During Visit to Colombia

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When you stand in Jardín, Colombia, the closest Albertsons Companies store is about 2,000 miles away. But the relationship between this 17,000-person community nestled behind the Andes Mountains and Albertsons Cos. is much tighter than that vast distance implies. 

Coffee is the foundation of the bond. It was strengthened recently when the Albertsons Cos. Own Brands team did something that’s in the company’s DNA—give back to a community where it does business.

More on that later.

People With Disabilities: An Untapped and Diverse Labor Pool

By Kevin Smith
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Albertsons Companies,  which includes the Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions supermarket chains, is one of the businesses that employ people with disabilities.

“Our stores have relationships with nonprofits who work specifically to develop job skills for developmentally disabled workers. We look for people who can take care of customers and interact with them, and those are teachable skills.”

Albertsons Community Team Volunteers Fill Care Packages at United Way's 2019 Holiday Helper Event

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More than 40 volunteers from the Albertsons Community Team joined forces at the Company’s Innovation center to host the United Way's second annual Holiday Helper Event.  The task? To fill care packages for families in need throughout the Boise area.

Shoppers, Stores Preparing for Albuquerque’s Plastic Bag Ban

By Rachel Knapp
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...Albertsons said it won’t just remove plastic bags in Albuquerque, they’ll do it in Rio Rancho, Los Lunas and Taos, too.

“It’s not law but it’s sustainability efforts, just to put us in a better, global position,” said Regional VP for Albertsons, Travis Chaney.

Read the story from KRQE here.

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