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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.

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.