C&S Community Grocers

Our Core Initiatives

Core Values

Eliminating Hunger

The bread slice serves as a universal symbol for food. Our strategic national nonprofit partners in alleviating hunger are: Feeding America, Share Our Strength/No Kid Hungry, Congressional Hunger Center and FoodCorps. Local nonprofit partners: food banks in the Feeding America network.

Core Values

Strengthening Communities

The heart reflects the humanity of our associates and the belief that children and families are the heart of communities. Our national nonprofit partners to strengthen children and communities are: The United Way and First Book. Local nonprofit partners: many, of all types and sizes, supported by the C&S Mini Grant program.

Core Values

Protecting Our Environment

The apple symbolizes the beauty of our planet and our commitment to the environment. Our national environmental nonprofit partners are: The Conservation Fund (Go Zero carbon sequestration program) and the Student Conservation Association. supported by the C&S Mini Grant program.

Core Values

Encouraging Volunteerism

The hand represents C&S associates’ willingness to roll up their sleeves as volunteers in their communities. Our initiatives include: National Volunteer Week, Dollars for Doers and our Team Up & Make Strides program. Our national nonprofit partners to propel volunteerism are: Points of Light and generationOn.

Giving Back

At C&S, we strive to participate in our communities as an engaged, values-driven corporate citizen. Our community involvement is led by our principles, driven by purpose, and oriented towards outcomes.

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C&S Wholesale Grocers Announces 2015 Hunger Action Month Contributions September 29, 2015 Read More

C&S Charity Golf Outing Achieves Milestones: Event celebrates three decades with a record number of golfers and donations August 15, 2015 Read More

C&S and its Associates Give to United Way at a Record Level July 28, 2015 Read More

C&S Wholesale Grocers Workplace Garden Announcement May 20, 2015 Read More

C&S Announces its 2015 Volunteer of the Year May 20, 2015 Read More

C&S Wholesale Grocers Announces National Support of FoodCorps March 17, 2015 Read More

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Community Involvement Report

Community Involvement Report

As a way to inspire, inform and engage our employees, our customers and vendors, and leaders in the communities where we operate, C&S produces an annual Community Involvement Report.

First published in 2004, the Community Involvement Report articulates our values, highlights our commitments (large and small), and illustrates how we are affecting change.

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