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  • The outing, which was held on August 5 and 6, hosted more than 960 golfers on four courses in three states.
    Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

    Keene, NH – C&S Charities, Inc. is proud to announce that it donated $1.65 million to six nonprofit organizations devoted to pediatric cancer and childhood hunger issues through its 29th...

  • Keene, NH – C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. and its employees across the enterprise raised $1.621 million during the company’s 2014 United Way campaign, thus establishing a new record and increasing its contribution by 10% over the previous year.
    Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

    The workplace campaign held in May engaged nearly 5,000 employees as donors; all gifts are matched dollar-for-dollar by the company.

    Rick Cohen, Chairman and CEO of C&S, said “The...

  • Since 2006 C&S and First Book have donated more than 280,000 new books for children in two dozen cities and towns across the U.S.
    Tuesday, May 27, 2014

    Every student at the Mauka Lani Elementary School in Kapolei, Hawaii will finish the school year better equipped to be readers this summer thanks to a gift of books provided today by the nonprofit...

  • A panel of company employees rated each application for spirit of volunteerism, leadership, and the desire to make a difference in people’s lives.
    Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

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  • On Friday, April 11th at the company’s headquarters in Keene, NH, employees engaged in an all-day project, sorting and packing 23,400 books for kids. Supplied by First Book, the new books will be given to 31 area schools and non-profit organizations.
    Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

    Keene, NH – In celebration of National Volunteer Week in April, teammates at C&S Wholesale Grocers facilities across the country participated in volunteer...

  • Keene, NH – In September, employees at the corporate headquarters of C&S Wholesale Grocers and ES3 LLC joined with colleagues across the country to recognize national Hunger Action Month.
    Thursday, Oct 03, 2013

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  • C&S Charities “Tee Up For Kids” golf tournament proved that giving is strong
    Friday, Aug 30, 2013

    Keene, NH – The 28th annual C&S Charities “Tee Up For Kids” golf tournament proved that giving is strong when it comes to kids. This two-day, four golf course event, held earlier...

  • Keene, NH – C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. and its employees across the enterprise raised $1.468 million for communities during the 2013 United Way campaign. This represents an increase of 23%. The workplace campaign held engaged 42% of employees as donors.
    Friday, Jul 26, 2013

     

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  • Books Provided by First Book, Feeding America and C&S Wholesale Grocers
    Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013

    Washington, DC – More than 7,000 students in York, Pa., Greenville, S.C., Stockton,...

  • C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce that Russell Hurd is the company’s 2013 Volunteer of the Year.
    Monday, Apr 29, 2013

    Keene, NH - In celebration of National Volunteer Week, C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce that Russell Hurd is the company's 2013 Volunteer of the Year. Russell, a C&S employee...

  • Plants 46,000 Trees With The Conservation Fund's GoZero® Program
    Tuesday, Mar 05, 2013

    KEENE, N.H. (March 5, 2013)- As the largest food wholesaler in the United States, C&S Wholesale Grocers is committed to reducing its carbon footprint when storing and shipping food-and that's...

  • Employees at three C&S Wholesale Grocers locations were engaged in community service.
    Friday, Jan 25, 2013

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  • The company’s post-storm response took shape through a number of initiatives
    Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012

     

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  • Employees at C&S Wholesale Grocers facilities joined millions of volunteers around the country to participate in Make A Difference Day
    Tuesday, Nov 06, 2012

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  • To step up for children at risk of hunger, C&S Wholesale Grocers, its family of companies and its employees joined with people across the nation during Hunger Action Month in September.
    Thursday, Oct 04, 2012

    Keene, NH -- Hunger affects communities all across the country. The USDA recently reported that nearly 17 million children live in food insecure households.  To step up for children...

  • The employees of C&S Wholesale Grocers and its family of companies recently completed another successful workplace giving campaign
    Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012

    Keene, NH - 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...

  • The 27th annual C&S Charity Golf Outing, known as Tee Up for KidsTM raised $1.2 million
    Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012

    Keene, N.H. -- The 27th annual C&S Charity Golf Outing, known as Tee Up for KidsTM raised $1.2 million to benefit organizations helping children who are battling cancer and...

  • 2012 Volunteer of the Year and New Initiatives Announced
    Friday, Apr 20, 2012

    Keene, NH - In celebration of National Volunteer Week, C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce that Christopher Sleeper is the company's 2012 Volunteer of the Year. Chris, a C&S...

  • by Restoring Forests to Address Climate Change
    Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012

    Keene, NH-How do you celebrate your fifth anniversary? With a gift that is beautiful, durable and made from one of nature's most important renewable resources: wood. That's exactly how C&S...

  • Employees at C&S participated 15 Make A Difference Day projects
    Friday, Oct 28, 2011

    For the ninth year, employees at C&S Wholesale Grocers facilities joined millions of volunteers around the country to participate in Make A...

  • In recognition of World Food Day, C&S announces funding for Share Our Strength
    Friday, Oct 14, 2011

    In recognition of World Food Day, a global event to encourage action in the fight against hunger, C&S Wholesale Grocers announces funding for...

  • C&S announces its continued commitment to alleviate hunger.
    Thursday, Sep 29, 2011

    In September, to honor the...

  • C&S surpassed the million mark in its annual United Way campaign.
    Tuesday, Sep 06, 2011

    C&S Wholesale Grocers surpassed the million dollar mark in its annual United Way campaign,...

  • and Expands to Include Sixth Charity
    Friday, Aug 05, 2011

    The 26th annual C&S Charity Golf Outing, known as Tee Up for KidsTM raised $1.1 million to benefit organizations helping children who are battling cancer and nonprofits addressing...

  • C&S announces that Dawna Cardenas of Keene, N.H. is Volunteer of the Year
    Monday, Apr 11, 2011

    In celebration of National Volunteer Week, C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce that Dawna Cardenas is the company's 2011 Volunteer of the Year.

  • MLK Tech Challenge Leads C&S to provide tech support to nonprofits
    Monday, Jan 17, 2011

    Inspired by the ideals of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the goals of the MLK Day of Service/...

  • C&S announces cash donations and programs to fight hunger.
    Wednesday, Nov 03, 2010

    Keene, NH -- C&S Wholesale Grocers and its family of companies announced recent cash donations and programs to fight hunger in America. "On behalf of our employees, I'm proud that C&S is a...

  • GU Markets LLC raises $137,460 for Food For All campaigns.
    Friday, Sep 24, 2010

    KEENE, NH - GU Markets LLC, a division of C&S Wholesale Grocers, has announced that they have raised $137,460 since 2006 through their summer and holiday season Food For All campaigns. With...

  • Employee contributions exceeded past records.
    Monday, Aug 23, 2010

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  • Helping in the fight against childhood cancer and hunger
    Wednesday, Aug 11, 2010

    Keene, NH - For 25 years the C&S Wholesale Grocers' Charity Golf Outing, known as "Tee Up for KidsTM," has raised millions of dollars to benefit organizations helping children who...

  • C&S is making a difference for people, the environment and animals
    Monday, Jul 19, 2010

    Keene, NH - After the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil drilling platform, experts acknowledge that the thousands of barrels of oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico each day represent...

  • Thanks to First Book and C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc
    Tuesday, May 25, 2010

    Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. and First Book are pleased to announce the distribution of more than 20,000 new books to local children in two cities in need of...

  • C&S: Nourishing Change Strengthening Communities
    Monday, May 17, 2010

    Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce the release of its 2009 Community Involvement Report: C&S: Nourishing Change Strengthening Communities.

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  • C&S Wholesale Grocers announces Maria Precht as C&S's 2010 Volunteer of the Year.
    Thursday, Apr 29, 2010

    Keene, NH - In celebration of National Volunteer Week, C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce that Maria Precht is the company's 2010 Volunteer of the Year. Maria is active with the...

  • And Celebrates The Planting of 15,000 Trees Through The Conservation Fund
    Thursday, Apr 15, 2010

    Keene, NH-For the third year in a row, C&S Wholesale Grocers is helping The Conservation Fund's Go Zero® program restore native forests for wildlife by offsetting the annual carbon dioxide...

  • Providing Support For Ongoing Relief and Rebuilding Efforts
    Monday, Feb 22, 2010

    C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., its employees, family of companies and business partners responded quickly and resolutely after the devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Haiti on January 12,...

  • Company Reaches Out to Humanitarian Organizations
    Tuesday, Jan 19, 2010

    January 19, 2010 Keene, N.H. -- C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. is bringing urgently needed resources and expertise to Haiti after last week's earthquake. The company's humanitarian commitment...

  • Company Contributes to the Growth and Well-Being of its Headquarters Community
    Thursday, Jan 07, 2010

    January 7, 2010, Keene, N.H. - C&S Wholesale Grocers has been named Business of the Year by the Keene Chamber of Commerce. Hundreds of community leaders, business owners and executives...

  • Employees Give During Difficult Times
    Thursday, Dec 24, 2009

    In the spirit of the season, C&S Wholesale Grocers is bringing hope and cheer to struggling famlies where the company has facilities and employees.

    At the company headquarters in Keene...

  • C&S Wholesale Grocers Takes Steps to Address a Growing Problem
    Tuesday, Dec 15, 2009

    Keene, NH - - C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to announce new investments in two national nonprofit organizations: Feeding America and Share our Strength. The additional funds...

  • Business Doing Well, Doing Good
    Wednesday, Dec 09, 2009

    Keene, NH December 7, 2009 -- C&S Wholesale Grocers' focus on community involvement is attracting national attention from the food industry.  The Griffin Report for Food...

  • C&S Wholesale Grocers Continues Tradition of Seasonal Turkey Donation
    Friday, Nov 27, 2009

    November 24, 2009 - As an expression of caring for neighbors in need, and in response to difficult economic conditions, C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. and its employees have donated 7172 turkeys...

  • From Hawaii to New Hampshire, C&S Employees Make a Difference
    Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009

    Keene, NH - C&S employees banded together across the country for the 7th consecutive year on Make a Difference Day, Saturday October 24, 2009. Make A Difference...

  • C&S continues efforts to alleviate hunger in many communities
    Tuesday, Sep 29, 2009

    C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. continues its efforts to alleviate hunger in many of the communities where it has employees and facilities during the month of September, Hunger...

  • 24th Annual Golf Event Provides Important Support in a Tough Economy
    Thursday, Aug 27, 2009

    Keene, N.H. - The customers and vendors of C&S Wholesale Grocers showed their generosity again this year at the company's 24th annual Charity Golf Outing, which was held August 4-5 on courses...

  • Company increases use of environmentally responsible initiatives in its operations
    Wednesday, Jul 01, 2009

    KEENE, N.H. - C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. will significantly increase use of environmentally responsible initiatives in its operations in an effort to reduce the company's carbon footprint....

  • C&S Employees Increase Contributions to United Way Despite Difficult Economic Times
    Wednesday, Mar 11, 2009

    Keene, NH – C&S Wholesale Grocers has announced that the company’s calendar year 2009 United Way campaign was the most successful ever. Nearly $900,000 will be invested in the...

  • Bringing New Books to Children in New Hampshire
    Friday, Feb 13, 2009

    Keene, NH – C&S Wholesale Grocers and First Book have joined together to give 50,000 new, age appropriate books to schools and programs serving children in need in the C&S...

  • C&S announces grants made to six statewide food banks
    Friday, Jan 09, 2009

    Keene, NH – Continuing a long-term commitment to alleviate hunger, C&S Wholesale Grocers has announced grants made to six...

  • C&S employees give back during holiday season
    Wednesday, Dec 03, 2008

    Keene, NH - During this holiday season, C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce several recent initiatives that demonstrate the company's values to strengthen communities where it...

  • Thousands of C&S employees nationwide donated almost 12 tons of food
    Friday, Nov 07, 2008

    KEENE, N.H. - Hunger is a one of America's most pressing social and public health issues and C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. is taking action to address it. In conjunction with Feeding America's...

  • "Hole in One!" for Children with Cancer
    Thursday, Aug 07, 2008

    Keene, NH  – One of the largest charity golf events in northern New England, the C&S Wholesale Grocers Charity Golf Outing, raised $1.125 million for cancer...

  • “Food for the Body, Food for the Mind” Initiative to Bring 50,000 Free New Books to Children in Southwest NH
    Monday, Apr 21, 2008

    Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers and First Book announce the launch of the "Food for the Body, Food for the Mind" campaign promoting the importance of books in the lives of young children....

  • Grants will support a variety of needs at 11 food banks around the country
    Tuesday, Dec 11, 2007

    Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. today announced corporate grants to anti-hunger organizations in or near communities where the employees of C&S and its subsidiary and affiliate...

  • "C&S is pleased to donate to the local food banks in many of our operating communities nationwide." - Rick Cohen, CEO
    Monday, Nov 26, 2007

    Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers has joined with 21 statewide and regional Food Banks to donate turkeys, providing thousands of families in need with a wholesome and nutritious holiday meal...

  • C&S Associates Coast-to-Coast Take Part in Make a Difference Day
    Monday, Nov 05, 2007

    Keene, NH-C&S Associates volunteered for the fifth consecutive year to help local nonprofit groups as part of "National Make a Difference Day" on Saturday, October 27th. Make a Difference Day...

  • C&S Wholesale Grocers’ Golf Outing Tees Up For Children with Cancer
    Monday, Aug 20, 2007

    Keene, NH - The 22nd annual C&S Charity Golf Outing donated $600,000 to three cancer-related charities. More than 800 C&S customers, vendors and food industry leaders participated in the...

  • Company announces activities to reduce climate impact
    Wednesday, May 09, 2007

    Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. announced several initiatives to reduce the company's environmental footprint, including recycling and systems upgrades to make its buildings more...

  • C&S Cares for Communities Associates Give Generously to United Way
    Tuesday, Apr 24, 2007

    Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. is very pleased to announce that over three-quarters of a million dollars has been raised through this year's company-wide United Way campaign. These...

  • 6,000 boxes of cereal are part of a 13-truckload “crunch time” donation to Project Feed the Thousands
    Monday, Mar 12, 2007

    Brattleboro, VT - C&S Wholesale Grocers is helping in the local fight against hunger by donating 13 truckloads of food to the Brattleboro Area Drop-In Center via Project Feed the Thousands in...

  • Food for the Body, Food for the Mind Targets Youth in 7 Communities
    Thursday, Mar 01, 2007

    Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers today announced the launch of its 2007 partnership with First Book - a nonprofit that provides children from low-income families the opportunity to read and...

  • "We thank Supermarket News for this honor" - Gina Goff, Director of Corporate Giving
    Wednesday, Feb 14, 2007

    Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. has been named the 2007 Supermarket News Community Service Award winner. The award was presented to company representatives at the Friends of the...

  • "it is wonderful to see the C&S family go the extra mile to offer help." - Rick Cohen, CEO
    Sunday, Jan 07, 2007

    Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., teamed with its associates this holiday season to help families and children nationwide via donations of food and gifts.

    "Our associates are...

  • C&S Associates Show Compassion and Take Action
    Sunday, Nov 05, 2006

    Keene, NH- For the fourth year in a row, C&S Associates volunteered their time to help local nonprofit groups as part of "National Make a Difference Day" on Saturday, October 28th. Make A...

  • grants to nine statewide food banks
    Monday, Oct 23, 2006

    Keene, NH -  As a demonstration of its commitment to alleviate hunger, C&S Wholesale Grocers announces grants to nine statewide food banks and to America's Second Harvest: The Nation's...

  • $1 Million Mark Reached for Children’s Cancer Organizations
    Tuesday, Aug 22, 2006

    Keene, NH - The C&S Charity Golf Outing raised $270,000 at this year's 21st annual event. The amount breaks the record raised at past outings and brings the historical total of donations from...