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New Los Banos Save Mart Celebrates Grand Opening with Donations

May 24, 2017

   As part of Save Mart’s commitment to the Los Banos community, Store Manager George Bettencourt handed out donations during the new store’s ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 24, commemorating the opening of the new store. Los Banos and Pacheco High Schools each received a $500 donation after their cheer teams’ performance. Then Bettencourt gave $500 […]

More Than $2 million Donated in First Year of Shares Powered by eScrip Program

May 23, 2017

Local schools, an animal shelter and services for the homeless came out big winners in the first year of Shares powered by eScrip, The Save Mart Companies’ signature charitable program. Shoppers who are enrolled can designate up to 3% of purchases to local schools or non-profits. The inaugural year resulted in $2.075 million in donations, […]

Save Mart Helps Valley’s Sick Children

May 22, 2017

  In our March to a Million, 44 Save Mart stores from Angels Camp to Porterville held their annual in-store fundraiser for Valley Children’s Hospital Foundation in April. The two-week campaign brought in $18,771. Several Save Mart store managers recently presented the check, which now brings the Company’s lifetime donations to nearly $885,000. The check […]

Spreading the Love with Peanut Butter

May 17, 2017

It’s that time of year when our local food banks are running low on donations. Save Mart’s and Lucky’s annual Peanut Butter Roundup runs May 17 to May 31. To give the campaign a boost, Jif peanut butter and Smucker’s jelly are each offering a Buy One/Give One promotion, making it easy for you to […]

Lucky Helps Heal Superheroes

May 15, 2017

It was like a Marvel movie at Quarry Lakes in Fremont on Saturday. Hundreds … many in costumes … ran the Superhero Run, a fundraiser for Tri-City Health. Lucky Supermarkets was a first-time sponsor of the event.          Tri-City Health Center (TCHC) is committed to delivering excellent health services in a caring, […]

FoodMaxx Appreciates Teachers

May 9, 2017

For the second year in row, FoodMaxx has hosted a light breakfast at their Adopted School for National Teacher Appreciation Week. Store Managers bring platters of baked goods, juices and other treats to let teachers know they’re doing a great a job! As an added bonus, the FoodMaxx Teacher of the Year is also named. […]

New Kids’ Museum To Get Lucky Grocery Store Exhibit

May 7, 2017

The Save Mart Companies C.A.R.E.S. Foundation donated $50,000 to Habitot Children’s Museum in Berkeley. The seed money will help build a grocery exhibit at the museum’s new site at Alcatraz and Adeline, near the Ashby Bart Station. Once the new museum opens in a couple of years, the exhibit will be named Lucky Supermarkets for […]

Compost Donation Helps with Lessons in Agriculture

May 5, 2017

The Agriculture Program at Atwood High School got a boost when Save Mart donated more than 20 tons of compost .  It is reportedly one of the most productive school gardens in the country. Atwater Store Manager Roy Torres was on hand to help with the donation. The Save Mart Companies was an early adopter […]

Save Mart Launches Fundraiser for Valley Children’s Healthcare

Apr 16, 2017

Save Mart Supermarkets is proud to team up with Valley Children’s Healthcare to help raise money for critical services. From Monday, April 17 to Sunday, April 30, shoppers can tear off $2, $3 or $5 coupons at checkout. Once scanned, the donation will be added to their grocery bill. All proceeds will benefit this premiere […]

Tehachapi Save Mart Donates $1,000 to Celebrate Grand Reopening

Apr 13, 2017

No rain for the Save Mart Tehachapi Grand Reopening on April 13! To celebrate the completion of the store’s remodeling, two local organization each received a $500 donation. One went to the Tehachapi High School Band and the other went to the Have Heart Humane Society.       Have a Heart is also the […]