GREENVILLE, S.C.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--To help save lives and end breast cancer, BI-LO Stores, LLC is joining the fight against the estimated 232,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed this year with the launch of BI-LO’s Community Donation Program benefitting Susan G. Komen® in all of its stores. From now through Oct. 22, 2013, BI-LO encourages customers to donate at any store register, directly benefitting the local Komen Affiliates in communities served by BI-LO.
“BI-LO recognizes the important role that we and our loyal customers can play in making better, stronger communities for everyone”
“BI-LO recognizes the important role that we and our loyal customers can play in making better, stronger communities for everyone,” said Melissa Adams, Bi-Lo Holdings manager of charitable giving. “The partnership with Komen affords us the opportunity to support families in our communities who have been affected by breast cancer, as well as the opportunity to educate and raise awareness of this prevalent disease that affects so many of our neighbors.”
“We are pleased to again have the support of BI-LO and BI-LO customers this fall. These funds will have a direct impact in the lives of women and men facing breast cancer – our friends, family and neighbors – throughout the southeastern United States,” said Chandini Portteus, chief mission officer at Komen.
BI-LO has a rich history of supporting its neighborhoods through foundation, company and vendor-supported charitable donations and programs. BI-LO encourages customers to address the needs in their communities by making donations at store registers as they do their grocery shopping. Give a dollar. Make a difference.
About Susan G. Komen®
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Suzy, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer. Today, Susan G. Komen® works to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world by investing more than $790 million in breast cancer research and $1.5 billion in community outreach programs over the past 30 years; providing funding to help low-income and uninsured women get screened and get treatment; advocating for cancer research and outreach programs; and working globally in more than 30 countries. Visit komen.org. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
BI-LO, LLC is a subsidiary of Bi-Lo Holdings, which is the ninth-largest conventional supermarket chain in the United States based on net sales. Founded in 1961, BI-LO employs nearly 16,000 associates who serve customers in 206 grocery stores and 115 in-store pharmacies throughout the four southeastern states of Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Our BI-LO associates bring their talent and passion to work every day to serve our customers – their friends and neighbors in their local communities. It’s because of them that we can keep our promise: savings without sacrifice. For more information, please visit www.bi-lo.com and www.biloholdings.com.