By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– Stater Bros. is spreading cheer this holiday season by giving back to the loyal communities it serves. To brighten the holidays for those in need, Stater Bros. Charities donated over $840,000 to local non-profit organizations that benefit hunger relief and children’s well-being initiatives.
“For many, the holidays are typically a time of warm meals and wrapped toys underneath a Christmas tree. But, for far too many this is simply not the case,” said Nancy Negrette Stater Bros. Charities Chairman and President. “That’s why Stater Bros. Charities stepped in to make the holiday season a little brighter for those in need,” Negrette added.
Donations were made to the following organizations this holiday season:
|Donation Recipient||Donation Amount|
|Harvesting Hope Grant Recipients – Local Food Programs||$ 362,750.00|
|Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital||$ 200,000.00|
|Toys for Tots||$ 75,000.00|
|CHiPs for Kids||$ 25,000.00|
|Spark of Love||$ 25,000.00|
|Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County||$ 20,000.00|
|Feeding America Riverside I San Bernardino Counties||$ 20,000.00|
|San Diego Food Bank||$ 20,000.00|
|Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County||$ 15,000.00|
|The Salvation Army – San Bernardino Corps||$ 15,000.00|
|The Salvation Army – Southern California Division||$ 15,000.00|
|FIND Food Bank||$ 10,000.00|
|Inland Empire United Way – Desert Communities Region||$ 10,000.00|
|Inland Harvest||$ 10,000.00|
|San Bernardino Sheriff’s Shop With a Cop||$ 10,000.00|
|Community Action Partnership of Kern County||$ 5,000.00|
|Desert Manna||$ 5,000.00|
About Stater Bros. Charities:
Stater Bros. Charities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports critical needs in the communities where Stater Bros. employees live and work. Since 2008, Stater Bros. Charities has provided funding to countless local organizations and causes that benefit hunger relief, children’s well-being, education, health, help for our nation’s veterans and active service members. Funds are raised throughout the year from generous customers, supplier friends, and caring members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family.
About Stater Bros. Markets:
Stater Bros. Markets was founded in 1936 in Yucaipa, California, and has grown steadily through the years to become the largest privately owned supermarket chain in Southern California. The Company currently operates 170 supermarkets, and there are approximately 17,000 members of the Stater Bros. Market Family. Since 2008, Stater Bros. Markets and Stater Bros. Charities have contributed more than $80 million in food and funds to local Southern California communities. For more information about Stater Bros. Markets, visit www.staterbros.com.