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Big Red Wins Award at Snow Fest Parade

Mar 21, 2017

Big Red won the “Crowd Pleaser” award earlier this month during the parade held at the annual Tahoe City Snow Festival, a nine-day event to encourage tourists and skiers to come up to Lake Tahoe and enjoy the last few weeks of snow. Parade-goers must have been impressed with Watson Racing Chevy 454 engine, commanding […]

Save Mart’s Team Nevada Works the KNPB Phone Banks for a Cause

Mar 20, 2017

Northern Nevada’s public television station, KNPB-TV, is always looking for help during its pledge drives. After all, donations are what keep the shows on the air there. Save Mart Store Managers from Reno, Sparks and Carson City volunteered a 2-hour shift earlier this month to answer phones from donors. Store 551: Cal Cheney Store 552: […]

Lucky Supermarkets and Warriors help raise $35,000 for Food Bank

Mar 14, 2017

Under a blazing hot sun, Warriors fans and Lucky shoppers gathered at the Lake Merritt store for a good cause: hunger. For a $20 donation to the Alameda County Food Bank, 150 people gained entry into a private parking lot tent where Klay Thompson and Zaza Pachulia signed autographs. The players signed pictures, jerseys and […]

Lucky Helps Castlemont High Seniors Enjoy Day Trip

Mar 10, 2017

Lucky Supermarkets, once again, helped feed Castlemont High School students during their Senior Field Trip to Angel Island. A last-minute grant enabled them to go, but it only paid for transportation and admission. 96% of Castlemont students are on a lunch program, so asking them to bring their own lunch is something most of them […]

Save Mart Donates Compost to Sacramento Food Bank

Mar 8, 2017

Save Mart donated 15 tons of compost to the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services’ Demonstration Garden. The produce that stores are unable to sell or donate is sent to Recology for composting. On occasion, the company is able to donate the rich soil to local gardens run by non-profits. Save Mart was one of […]

Shoppers Come Through for Flood Victims

Mar 7, 2017

When a series of storms passed through the Bay Area, San Jose and other parts of the region experienced unprecedented flooding. Thousands of residents were told to evacuate; many had to be rescued from their homes. All 69 Lucky Supermarket stores became American Red Cross donation stations, allowing customers to donate to the flood victims […]

C.A.R.E.S. Foundation Approves More Than $100,000 in Grants

Mar 5, 2017

Congratulations to 15 non-profit organizations that received more than $100,000 in grants from the Save Mart C.A.R.E.S. Foundation. These charities do great work in the communities our stores serve Board members approved Q1 funding for various causes, including health, education, sports and the arts. More applications will be reviewed in May. Last year, the Foundation […]

Store Managers Participate in Read Across America

Mar 2, 2017

  Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss.         Store Managers Mike Marsh (FoodMaxx-Store 402), Steve Dieterle (FoodMaxx-Store 413)   and Doug Achelpohl (Save Mart-Store 77) all volunteered […]

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 […]