News - 2011

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October 28, 2011

For the ninth year, employees at C&S Wholesale Grocers facilities joined millions of volunteers around the country to participate in Make A Difference Day, a nationwide day of service sponsored by USA Weekend with HandsOnNetwork, a division of the Points of Light Institute.


October 14, 2011

In recognition of World Food Day, a global event to encourage action in the fight against hunger, C&S Wholesale Grocers announces funding for Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit partner focused on ending childhood hunger in America. The investment in Share Our Strength includes the Conference of Leaders, the Teachers Report and support of the No Kid Hungry Campaign. 

September 29, 2011

In September, to honor the goals of national Hunger Action Month, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. announced its continued commitment to alleviate hunger in communities where it operates. The company's effort took the form of employee engagement, food donations and investments in Feeding America and specific member food banks.

September 19, 2011

C&S Wholesale Grocers is ranked the number two Adoption-Friendly Workplace in nation in the Food, Beverage and Restaurants category, according to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Among all businesses honored on the list, C&S places 34th.

September 6, 2011

C&S Wholesale Grocers surpassed the million dollar mark in its annual United Way campaign, raising $1,178,959 through employee pledges and a dollar-for-dollar corporate match. The funds raised will benefit 105 United Way chapters throughout the country.

August 22, 2011

KEENE, N.H., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., announced today a long-term agreement under which C&S will provide procurement and distribution services for all 97 Marsh stores across Indiana and Ohio.  With this agreement, Marsh will be leaving the logistics business. With C&S managing the efficient purchasing, inventory management and timely distribution of groceries and products from its distribution centers, Marsh will realize greater operational...

August 17, 2011

The Northeast Wholesale Food Distributors Association (NEWFDA) is extremely pleased to announce that Zena Tessier, Vice President/ Merchandising at C&S Wholesale Grocers has been chosen as the 2011 NEWFDA Person of the Year. Recipients of this award are chosen by their peers based upon their dedication and contribution to NEWFDA as well as the food distribution community.  Zena will be presented this distinguished honor at our Annual Convention...

August 5, 2011

The 26th annual C&S Charity Golf Outing, known as Tee Up for Kids™ raised $1.1 million to benefit organizations helping children who are battling cancer and nonprofits addressing childhood hunger and nutrition. This year, the event expanded to include Jennifer’s Gift of Hope to its list of recipients. Rick Cohen, C&S Chairman and CEO, expressed his thanks at a dinner presentation and said “We’re so fortunate to be part of an industry that is so generous. It’s an honor to support...

April 29, 2011

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. announces the launch of its redesigned website, The website provides informative content in a multimedia rich, easy-to-navigate format. Visitors to the site can learn more about the company, including:

April 11, 2011

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce that Dawna Cardenas is the company’s 2011 Volunteer of the Year.

January 17, 2011

Inspired by the ideals of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the goals of the MLK Day of Service/Technology Challenge, C&S Wholesale Grocers is providing volunteer technical support to several nonprofit organizations. The Tech Challenge, a national effort to connect companies with nonprofits in need of technology, debuted last year as a component of the MLK Day of Service.