In honor and celebration of Día del Niño on April 30, the Ontario, California-based Cardenas Markets Foundation is providing $20,000 to organizations that advance and support children’s well-being initiatives.
“Día del Niño or Children’s Day is about recognizing and celebrating children,” said Adam Salgado, president of the Cardenas Markets Foundation and CMO for Cardenas Markets.
“For the Cardenas Markets Foundation, it’s also about taking action to advocate for children’s livelihood and sense of well-being in every community where we operate, and we are honored to partner with these organizations to assist in furthering their respective missions.”
The organizations receiving funds include Children’s Fund, San Bernardino, California; Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, Loma Linda, California; Building Bridges Foster Family Agency, Ontario, California; UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Foundation, Oakland, California; Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto, California; Be a Mentor, Hayward, California; Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona; Defender of Children, Phoenix, Arizona; University Medical Center Foundation, Las Vegas, Nevada; and Street Teens, Las Vegas, Nevada.
On Apr. 30, every store will also celebrate by offering chocolate chip cookies to kids, while supplies last.
The Cardenas Markets Foundation is a nonprofit impacting the lives of those in the areas Cardenas Markets serves. It supports organizations committed to advancing health, children’s well-being, hunger relief and education. The grocer operates 57 stores under the Cardenas Markets banner and 7 stores under the Los Altos Ranch Markets banner with stores in California, Nevada and Arizona.
Click here for more information about the foundation.