|[November 15, 2012]
Fresh & Easy Kicks Off Annual Holiday Food Drive
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market today launched their third annual
Holiday Food Drive to help fight hunger this holiday season. Now through
December 31st, all Fresh & Easy stores will be collecting non-perishable
food donations in specially designated boxes to benefit food banks in
Arizona, California and Nevada. With the help of its customers, Fresh &
Easy donated more than $2,000,000 worth of food last holiday season, and
aims to donate even more this year.
"Los Angeles Regional Food Bank feeds one million people annually and of
that, 400,000 are children - so donations are crucial," said Carol
Tremblay, Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Chief Development Officer. "We
are extremely grateful to Fresh & Easy for their support, especially
during the holiday time when we want to provide Thanksgiving meals to
"Giving to food banks is a great way for companies to give back through
the holiday season and all year long," said Erica Thompson, Three Square
Food Bank Director of Corporate Giving. "I think it's great for a
company to come together to organize and implement a food drive, and we
are thrilled to have the support of Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market."
"We hope customers will join us in helping fight hunger this holiday
season by adding to our regular food bank donations through our food
drive," said John Burry, Fresh & Easy Chief Customer fficer. "Together,
we hope to help our neighbors in need enjoy their holidays, and get one
step closer to alleviating hunger."
A few of Fresh & Easy's local food bank partners include: Three
Square Food Bank in Nevada, St.
Mary's Food Bank Alliance in Arizona, Los
Angeles Regional Food Bank and several regional Second
Harvest/Feeding America Food Bank locations throughout California.
About Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market
Fresh & Easy operates 200 stores in Arizona, California and Nevada. All
of Fresh & Easy's products, including the freshly prepared meals, are
made with the highest quality ingredients and contain no artificial
colors, flavors, high-fructose corn syrup or added trans fats. Fresh &
Easy also offers fresh baked goods, meats and produce, as well as
favorite national brand products and household items, all at great low
For more information about Fresh & Easy, visit www.freshandeasy.com.
Also follow the company on Twitter (News - Alert) at www.twitter.com/freshandeasy
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