Wal-Mart donated over $300 million to charities in 2016

Wal-Mart donated over $300 million to charities in 2016

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation use philanthropy in combination with their business initiatives as well as the efforts of others in civil society, business, and government to drive systemic improvements in economic opportunity, supply chain sustainability, and community resilience. In 2016, it contributed more than $1.4 billion in cash and in-kind gifts (donations of goods […]

Sheetz for the Kidz Raised Over a Half Million Dollars in December 2016

Sheetz for the Kidz Raised Over a Half Million Dollars in December 2016

Sheetz for the Kidz is proud to announce that it raised more than $580,000 during its annual December campaign through customer donations.  This is a record for the Sheetz employee-run charity that exceeds last year’s campaign fundraising total by more than $60,000. Sheetz for the Kidz is a 501 (c)(3) employee-operated charitable organization that raises […]

Leeds Rhinos star Adam sells kit to buy toys for kids in local hospital

Leeds Rhinos star Adam sells kit to buy toys for kids in local hospital

Leeds Rhinos player Adam Cuthbertson delivered hundreds of toys to children in hospital on Christmas Day. He raised more than £1,000 by selling his jerseys and kit – and Asda is supporting his efforts by donating more toys to give to kids who’ll be spending Christmas in Leeds Children’s Hospital. Adam called in to Asda’s […]

Hannaford launches 2016 program to help feed hungry

Hannaford launches 2016 program to help feed hungry

US retailer Hannaford Supermarkets announced the 2016 launch of Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger, a charitable campaign focused on helping feed individuals who do not have access to enough nutritious food. Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger is a partnership between the supermarket and its customers in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and New York to provide food […]

Lidl donates money raised from 5p plastic bag to charity

Lidl donates money raised from 5p plastic bag to charity

German discounter Lidl donates £1million raised from 5p plastic bag to charity. Lidl has confirmed that the money which it collects from the shoppers through 5p plastic bags would go to charity. Every year, according to the supermarket chain, a minimum of £1million will go to charity. The money would be split equally between Keep Britain Tidy and […]

Asda ends its charity programs

Asda ends its charity programs

Walmart owned UK supermarket Asda has decided to make an end to its food bank and green token among many of its other charity programs. The abrupt end to the charity schemes was announced by Asda management in a meeting between the supermarket chain and Charity representatives. “I was called to a meeting at the local […]