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The Save Mart Blog

The Save Mart Blog


Troops Send Thanks to Save Mart

Feb 16, 2017

Troops sent a heartfelt thanks to Save Mart and its shoppers for the the food packages filled with snacks. From late October to early November, Save Mart stores in the Modesto-region teamed up with Power Talk AM 1360 Radio to hold food drives at our stores in  Tracy, Ripon, Manteca, Patterson, Stockton and Riverbank in […]

Great Weather for Lucky Float to Shine at San Francisco’s Chinese New Year Parade

Feb 13, 2017

With all the rain lately, no one was sure how the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco was going to fare this year. But the weather gods gave Northern California a break and Saturday’s event was spectacular. As if to take advantage of something to do outdoors, an estimated one million people crammed along […]

Every Monday Matters

Feb 13, 2017

Every Monday Matters (EMM) believes that every student deserves endless opportunities to connect to how much and why they matter to themselves, their friends and families, their schools, the community around them, and the world. And, that’s just what EMM delivers through their You Matter(TM) curriculum and club programs and with the help of educators […]

Local Food Banks Receive Checks from Holiday Drive

Feb 5, 2017

From November 14 to December 28, shoppers at all 207 of our stores were able to donate to their local food bank at the checkout stands. The 2016 campaigned netted more than $328,000 for about three dozens organizations serving the hungry. That’s an 80% jump from 2015. 100% of the funds benefit our partner food […]

FoodMaxx Celebrates National Reading Day at Local Schools

Jan 24, 2017

FoodMaxx’s 55 stores in California and Northern Nevada used National Reading Day, January 23, to read to a class at their local schools. National Reading Day is time the country sets aside to encourage reading to young students to help them develop the literacy foundation needed to become life-long learners. What a great way to […]

Big Increase for Holiday Give. Share. CARE! Drive

Jan 2, 2017

Save Mart, Lucky and FoodMaxx shoppers were very generous this holiday season. They donated more than $316,000 to three dozen food banks throughout California and Northern Nevada. That’s a 30% increase from 2015 when stores collected $240,000. Each year, customers can tear off a donation coupon at checkout and hand it to their cashier. Coupons […]

Save Mart, FoodMaxx, Lucky Make Holidays Brighter

Dec 20, 2016

  The Corporate Offices of Save Mart and FoodMaxx held their 6th Annual Giving Tree, a fun and friendly holiday giving competition that benefits the Modesto Gospel Mission. This year, they were able to collect 60 shopping carts full of food, gifts for 151 children, 108 boxes of clothing, 78 boxes of gifts, 20 sleeping […]

New Carson City FoodMaxx Gives to Community

Dec 12, 2016

FoodMaxx is taking Nevada by storm, opening its second store in the state on December 7. To highlight FoodMaxx’s commitment to the community, the store donated $500 to its adopted school, Empire Elementary. Students from the third, fourth and fifth grade sang Christmas songs at the grand opening. Friends in Service Helping (FISH) also received […]

Community Life Garden Gets 10 Tons of Compost

Dec 12, 2016

Save Mart steps up to donate 10 tons of compost to the Community Life Garden in Reedley. A professional gardener is trying to help promote healthy eating, gardening and outdoor activity. She needed compost to make get started on 1-1/2 acres of land. Save Mart was one of the early adopters of composting, starting 1997. […]

Give. Share. CARE! Holiday Drive Underway

Nov 27, 2016

  During the Give. Share. CARE! Holiday Drive, all Save Mart, Lucky and FoodMaxx stores enable shoppers to contribute to local food banks at checkout. Community VIPs helped kick-off or highlight the campaign. In Bakersfield, Mayor Harvey Hall made the first donation at a FoodMaxx store, giving $200 to Community Action of Kern Food Bank. […]