News - 2009

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December 24, 2009

Keene, N.H. – In the spirit of the season, C&S Wholesale Grocers is bringing hope and cheer to struggling families where the company has facilities and employees.

December 14, 2009

Keene, N.H. - C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to announce new investments in two national nonprofit organizations: Feeding America and Share Our Strength. The additional funds will help to address the growing problem of hunger in children. A USDA study released last month revealed that a staggering 1 in 4 children in the United States is living in a household that is food insecure. The trends indicate that the company’s commitment to the issue of childhood hunger is...

December 7, 2009

Keene, N.H. — C&S Wholesale Grocers’ focus on community involvement is attracting national attention from the food industry. The Griffin Report for Food Marketing has named C&S its 2009 Wholesale Innovator of the Year. C&S was lauded for service to its customers, as well as its speed and efficiency. The company was also recognized for its commitment to investing in communities where it does business.

November 24, 2009

Keene, N.H. – November 24, 2009 – As an expression of caring for neighbors in need, and in response to difficult economic conditions, C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. and its employees have donated 7172 turkeys to Feeding America member food banks. This represents a 32% increase in the number of turkeys donated last year and is enough to make approximately 220,000 wholesome, nutritious meals.

October 28, 2009

Keene, N.H. - C&S employees banded together across the country for the 7th consecutive year on Make a Difference Day, Saturday October 24, 2009. Make A Difference Day brings millions of Americans together each October to volunteer in their communities.

September 30, 2009

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. continues its efforts to alleviate hunger in many of the communities where it has employees and facilities during the month of September, Hunger Action Month. The initiatives are a combination of grants to Feeding America member food banks, employee engagement activities and sponsorship of an upcoming national conference for hunger activists.

August 27, 2009

24th Annual Golf Event Provides Important Support in a Tough Economy

Keene, N.H. – August 27, 2009 – The customers and vendors of C&S Wholesale Grocers
showed their generosity again this year at the company’s 24th annual Charity Golf Outing, which
was held August 4-5 on courses in Vermont and Massachusetts. The event raised $1.1 million in
grants to organizations that focus on pediatric cancer and childhood hunger.

August 6, 2009

Keene, N.H. – C&S Wholesale Grocers is making a difference in the communities it serves, and now there is a new area of the corporate Web site featuring our community involvement initiatives. The site, which is available in both English and Spanish, includes links to help local nonprofit groups apply for grants through our outreach programs. 

July 1, 2009

KEENE, N.H. — C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. will significantly increase use of environmentally responsible initiatives in its operations in an effort to reduce the company’s carbon footprint.

May 6, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - C&S Wholesale Grocers has been named 1st in our industry and 28th overall in the Dave Thomas Foundation’s 3rd annual ranking of the nation’s 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces for 2009.

April 27, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Keene, NH - Every year since 2005, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. has named a Volunteer of the Year, recognizing the valuable contributions that our employees make to their communities in their spare time. The 2009 honoree is Lemuel Rodriguez. Since 2007, Lem has worked in the C&S food distribution center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, auditing outgoing product selections.

March 11, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Keene, NH  – C&S Wholesale Grocers has announced that the company’s calendar year 2009 United Way campaign was the most successful ever. Nearly $900,000 will be invested in the company’s communities through United Way.

February 13, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Keene, N.H. – February 13, 2009 – C&S Wholesale Grocers and First Book have joined together to give 50,000 new, age appropriate books to schools and programs serving children in need in the C&S headquarters community of Keene and throughout the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire. Through coordinated outreach efforts, First Book brought programs serving children in need permanent access to new books that will continue long after the life of this...

January 9, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -  Keene, NH – January 9, 2009 – Continuing a long-term commitment to alleviate hunger, C&S Wholesale Grocers has announced grants made to six statewide food banks that are in or near communities where the company operates. All six are part of the Feeding America network.