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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...