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C&S and Family of Companies Raise the Bar On Their Giving to United Way

The employees of C&S Wholesale Grocers and its family of companies completed another successful workplace giving campaign to raise funds and awareness for United Way. The company & more than 4,000 employees combined to contribute over $1,190,000.

PRLog - Aug. 16, 2012 - KEENE, N.H. -- The employees of C&S Wholesale Grocers and its family of companies recently completed another successful workplace giving campaign to raise funds and awareness for United Way.  The company and more than 4,000 employees combined to contribute over $1,190,000.  These investments will benefit 91 United Ways in creating long-term social change that produces healthy, well-educated and financially-stable individuals and families.  

C&S is a partner in United Way’s Global Corporate Leadership Program, which leverages the commitment and caring power of over 100 national and global corporations with United Way’s ability to improve lives and create lasting changes in communities.  

“Our employees across the enterprise continue to raise the bar in terms of generosity and commitment to the important work made possible through the United Way.  Their willingness to give has grown every year.  That’s especially wonderful since this year is the 125th anniversary of the United Way,” said Gina Goff, the Senior Director of Community Involvement at C&S.  

Employees at four C&S food distribution centers will be recognized by the company for their campaigns:
Hatfield, Massachusetts - Champions Award for most dollars pledged
Suffield, Connecticut - Excellence Award for highest participation rate
Chester & Newburgh, New York - Spirit Award for organization and enthusiasm

About C&S Wholesale Grocers
C&S Wholesale Grocers of Keene, N.H. is the largest food wholesaler and according to Forbes magazine, the 9th largest privately held company in the United States. The company distributes food to supermarkets, retail stores and military bases across the country. Currently, C&S serves about 3,900 stores from more than 50 locations in 12 states. Among our customers are many of America's best known companies, including Stop & Shop, Giant of Carlisle, Giant of Landover, Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (A&P), Ralphs, Safeway and Target.

C&S community involvement programs support initiatives to fight hunger and to promote the health and enrichment of communities that are homes to the company's employees and facilities. To learn more: http://community.cswg.com.

About United Way
United Way is a worldwide network in 41 countries and territories, including more than 1,200 local organizations in the U.S. It advances the common good, creating opportunities for a better life for all by focusing on the three key building blocks of education, income and health. United Way recruits people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done. LIVE UNITED® is a call to action for everyone to become a part of the change. For more information about United Way, please visit: LIVEUNITED.org.

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