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Save Mart/Lucky Donations to California Wildfires

Save Mart/Lucky Donations to California Wildfires

Sep 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Nannette Miranda / 925.833.6136

A nine-day campaign where shoppers at Save Mart and Lucky Supermarkets could donate to the American Red Cross at checkout stands netted more than $41,000 for the organization's fire relief efforts in Northern California.

This is in addition to a new delivery of 2700 servings of tuna, fruit bowls, granola bars and other snacks to a warehouse in Calistoga for the Red Cross.

Our family-owned company has also helped other non-profits throughout the fire emergencies.

  • For the Butte Fire, our Save Mart store in Angel Camp gave pallets of bottled water and ice to Cal-Fire and meals to the Salvation Army to feed its evacuees. Our Save Mart store in Jackson donated food, supplies and a refrigerator to the Sutter Creek Church of Nazarene.
  • For the Valley Fire, our Lucky store in Ukiah continues to be a clothing and household drop-off site. And our FoodMaxx store in Yuba City and Lucky store in Napa donated cases of bottled water.
  • And for the Tassajara Fire, our Lucky store in Pacific Grove donated bottled water for firefighters and residents.

We are part of the communities affected by the fires and will continue to monitor donation requests.

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Based in the heart of the Central Valley, Save Mart Supermarkets is committed to sourcing a wide variety of local products

ensuring that 'fresh comes first' for neighborhoods throughout California and Northern Nevada. The company employs over

16,000 team members and operates 212 traditional and price impact stores under the banners of Save Mart, Lucky,

FoodMaxx, S-Mart Foods, and Maxx Value Foods. In addition to its retail operation, Save Mart owns and operates two

distribution centers, Smart Refrigerated Transport, Yosemite Wholesale Warehouse, and is a voting partner in Super Store

Industries (SSI)—which owns and operates a distribution center in Lathrop, Mid Valley Dairy in Fairfield, and Sunnyside

Farms ice cream plant in Turlock. For more information on the company visit www.SaveMart.com.