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December 22, 2016

Washington, D.C. – On December 13, C&S Wholesale Grocers announced its support of the 23rd class of Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows, as it celebrated its 12-year partnership with the Congressional Hunger Center to develop national leaders to end hunger in the United States. 

November 28, 2016

Keene, NH – Piggly Wiggly supermarkets and C&S Charities, Inc. are proud to announce that they donated $25,000 from their South Carolina Golf Classic to the Lowcountry Food Bank for its BackPack Buddies program. The event, which was held on October 28, hosted more than 100 golfers at RiverTowne Country Club in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.  

October 26, 2016

August 22, 2016

Keene, NH – C&S Charities, Inc. is proud to announce that it donated $1.7 million to six nonprofit organizations devoted to pediatric cancer and childhood hunger issues through its 31st annual Tee Up for Kids™ charity golf outing. The event, which was held on August 2 and 3, hosted more than 1,000 golfers on four courses in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

Donations were made to the following high-impact organizations:

Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth...

July 1, 2016

Keene, NH – For kids, summer should mean fun, but for the 22 million children in the U.S. who depend on free or reduced-price meals offered in school, it can mean worrying about not getting enough to eat.

May 31, 2016

Keene, NH – In partnership with generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 Make Your Mark on Hunger campaign. It was the second year of the campiang and the company provided financial support for both years. A suite of free tools offered by generationOn as part of the Make Your Mark on Hunger has mobilized young people to make a difference, fostered compassion, and...

April 29, 2016

Keene, NHDuring the month of April, when people across the nation made a difference through community service, employees at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. and its family of companies volunteered at 35 projects from coast to coast.  Projects included: 




April 25, 2016

Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., inclusive of its family of companies, today announced that it is joining many in the grocery industry in pledging to shift to cage-free egg procurement for its private label brands by 2025; the remainder of the eggs procured by C&S, which are supplied to its grocery partners, will be aligned with the retailers’ cage-free policies, as well. C&S expresses its support for the egg industry’s overall effort to move in this...

March 24, 2016

Keene, NH and Honolulu, HI – C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Hawaiian Housewares Ltd. has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the operations of Edsung Foodservice Company, located in Honolulu, HI.

The sale is expected to close in late April 2016, at which point the Edsung business will be consolidated into the Hansen Distribution Group, a division of C&S, providing operational efficiencies, increased purchasing power and...

March 7, 2016

Keene, NH -- C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. announces its support of The Edge of Leadership, a program that helps students develop leadership skills to improve the classroom learning environment, set positive examples, and effect positive change in themselves, their schools, and their community.

January 29, 2016

Keene, NH --- C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. announces it has relaunched its Community Involvement website dedicated to the positive contributions made by employees across the U.S. and the company’s involvement in the community.

The site was originally created in 2009 and may be found at