News - 2010

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November 3, 2010

C&S Wholesale Grocers and its family of companies announced recent cash donations and programs to fight hunger in America. “On behalf of our employees, I’m proud that C&S is a mission partner to Feeding America and that we contribute to a well-respected group of hunger relief organizations doing so much for struggling families,” said Rick Cohen, Chairman and CEO. “The national Hunger Action Month campaign encouraged us to learn more about the issue and to take...

September 26, 2010

C&S Wholesale Grocers is ranked 27th among the 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces for 2010, according to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Last year, C&S ranked 28th.

September 24, 2010

GU Markets LLC, a division of C&S Wholesale Grocers, has announced that they have raised $137,460 since 2006 through their summer and holiday season Food For All campaigns. With the direct support of their customers and employees, funds from the campaigns have benefitted local and regional Feeding America food banks.

August 23, 2010

C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. and its family of companies has announced that employee contributions to the 2010 United Way campaign have once again exceeded past records. More than $933,000 in employee pledges and corporate matches will be invested in the company’s communities through 97 local United Way member agencies.

Donations from employees to United Way increased by 8% compared to 2009. The increase in giving and participation was driven by C&S Human Resources...

August 11, 2010

For 25 years, the C&S Wholesale Grocers’ Charity Golf Outing, known as “Tee Up for Kids™,” has raised millions of dollars to benefit organizations helping children who are battling cancer and, recently, organizations with campaigns addressing childhood hunger and nutrition. This year, the event raised $1.34 million for five highly-respected nonprofit organizations. 

July 16, 2010

After the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil drilling platform, experts acknowledge that the thousands of barrels of oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico each day represent the largest man-made environmental disaster in American history. As a responsible corporate citizen, C&S Wholesale Grocers is making charitable investments to help people, damaged ecosystems and affected wildlife on the Gulf Coast.

May 24, 2010

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. and First Book are pleased to announce the distribution of more than 20,000 new books to local children in two cities in need of additional educational resources: Newburgh, NY and Stockton, CA.

May 17, 2010

C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce the release of its 2009 Community Involvement Report: C&S: Nourishing Change Strengthening Communities.

“Working here at C&S, with this amazing team, is one of the most rewarding experiences any CEO could ask for,” said Rick Cohen, Chairman and CEO. “My sense of pride grows even greater when I see our employees using their talents and skills to make a difference in their communities.”

April 29, 2010

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce that Maria Precht is the company’s 2010 Volunteer of the Year. Maria is active with the Junior League of Annapolis, a nonprofit organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism and improving the community.

April 14, 2010

For the third year in a row, C&S Wholesale Grocers is helping The Conservation Fund’s Go Zero® program restore native forests for wildlife by offsetting the annual carbon dioxide emissions of its corporate headquarters buildings (including the estimated roundtrip commutes of its employees) and a percentage of two warehouse facilities. This year, C&S will support the planting of almost 10,000 trees and the restoration of 33 acres at two...

February 22, 2010

Keene, N.H. -- C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., its employees, family of companies and business partners responded quickly and resolutely after the devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010. The C&S campaign STAND WITH HAITI has resulted in approximately $800,000 in cash and in-kind donations for relief and rebuilding efforts.

January 19, 2010

Keene, N.H. -- C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. is bringing urgently needed resources and expertise to Haiti after last week's earthquake. The company's humanitarian commitment includes donations of funds, food and medical supplies.

January 7, 2010

Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers has been named the Keene, N.H. Business of the Year. Hundreds of community leaders, business owners and executives gathered for the annual Keene Chamber of Commerce Gala, offering the company a standing ovation. The organization recognized C&S' outstanding contribution to the economic strength, health and social well-being of the area.