This summer, San Bernardino, California-based Stater Bros. Charities donated $100,000 and more than 150,000 pounds of food to local food banks to help bolster food reserves and alleviate child hunger in the communities it serves.
“Stater Bros. has always believed in not just doing business in the community but being part of the community, and we are proud to partner with our local food banks and local non-profit agencies to help feed our neighbors in need,” said Nancy Negrette, chairman and president of Stater Bros. Charities.
These donations were made by Stater Bros. Market customers and employees. During the Harvesting Hope in Our Community holiday campaign, Bag of Hope donation cards were available to purchase at all store locations. The monetary the donations totaled $100,000 and went to the following local food bank partners:
- Community Action Partnership – Kern County
- Desert Manna
- Inland Empire United Way – Desert Communities
- Inland Harvest Food Bank
- Salvation Army Corps (Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Kern and Ventura counties)
Donations totaling more than 150,000 pounds of food including bags of apples, carrots and potatoes, canned corn, canned green beans, canned tuna and boxes of oatmeal went to:
- Feeding America Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
- FIND Food Bank
- San Diego County Food Bank
- Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.