Navigation Links
Smith's Donates $837,000 to Primary Children's Medical Center in Utah
Date:6/3/2009

SALT LAKE CITY, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith's Food & Drug Stores donated $837,043.00 to Primary Children's Medical Center as a result of its annual grassroots fundraising efforts over the past several weeks.

Smith's associates throughout the 48 Utah and 4 Idaho stores have been hosting a variety of fundraising events like hot dog sales, sporting tournaments, dog washes and 5 K races to raise money for the children's hospital. Smith's customers, associates and suppliers have all made the gift possible.

Since 1992, Smith's associates have rallied to raise money for families served by the hospital. This year's contribution marks a total of $6.1 million contributed to Primary Children's Medical Center for the Charity Care Program that offers assistance to families who are unable to meet their medical obligations. Last year the hospital expended $13.3 million to cover 11,337 hospital visits by needy children.

"Smith's Food & Drug is the hospital's top corporate donor," says Joe Mott, Chief Executive Officer of Primary Children's Medical Center. "Smith's and its employees serve the community well beyond their stores by reaching out to children battling cancer, heart disease, the effects of prematurity and many other illnesses and injuries. Smith's has become a true friend to Primary Children's and we are deeply grateful for their many years of generous support."

Smith's support of PCMC goes back to the company's founder, Dee Smith, who in his youth would save his pennies and deliver them to the hospital. "We have a long-standing tradition of investing in Primary Children's Medical Center and we thank our 13,000 associates and customers for joining us in raising money for such an important cause," said Jim Hallsey, Smith's president.

Smith's is a division of the Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), one of the nation's largest retail grocers. From its division office in Salt Lake City, Smith's 13,000 associates serve customers in 133 stores throughout 7 western states including Utah (48), Nevada (40), New Mexico (26), Wyoming (7), southeastern Idaho (4), Montana (4) and northern Arizona (4). Smith's charitable giving, in partnership with 13,000 associates, generous customers and suppliers, totaled $5.8 million in cash and food products to local organizations in 2008. For more information visit: www.smithsfoodanddrug.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Smith's Food & Drug Stores
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Smithsonian Worker Exposed to Asbestos Files Whistleblower Retaliation Complaint
2. Whole Foods Market(R) Donates $25,000, for Midwest Farmers - Hoping to Match an Additional $10,000, via Customer Donations
3. Baptist Memorial Health Care Donates More Than $3 Million to Tennessee Universities and Colleges
4. The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Wheelchair to Paraplegic, a Victim of Accidental Shooting
5. CVS/pharmacy Donates More Than $300,000 in Supplies to Aid Fire Relief Efforts in California
6. Blue Cross of California Foundation Donates $50,000 to American Red Cross
7. Hilary Swank Donates Her Hair to Pantene(R) Beautiful Lengths(TM)
8. Abbott Donates Cool Globe to Lake County Forest Preserves for Permanent Display at Greenbelt Cultural Center
9. The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Wheelchair as a Birthday Gift to Iraqi War Hero
10. IQS Donates Quality Management Software to Family Health International
11. 3M Donates Two Full Paint Schemes to American Red Cross for the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Leading CEOs from biotech, pharmaceutical, and ... 31st at The Four Seasons Hotel Boston. , The Boston CEO Conference ... exclusive access to key decision makers who influence deal making and investment. Attendees ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Somnoware, a leading provider of digital ... its Somnoware Sleep Device Interface (SDI). Somnoware SDI is a sleep device integration ... platform, initializing devices and importing studies are just one-click operations. This plugin streamlines ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... via ... antimicrobial, mesh back 24/7 task chair specifically designed for clinical areas. Genie Copper ... thrilled to partner with Cupron® to provide customers with a game changing chair ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in ... Peace Agreements being discussed by President Donald Trump and the rest of the world. ... speed up peace talks in the continuous battle between Israel and Palestine. The world’s ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2017 , ... ... Francisco, is proud to announce a new, informational blog post on insurance options. If ... surgery, checking insurance plans may help save time and money. Visiting an in-network provider ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/9/2017)... 9, 2017  Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ... pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral ... Intellectual Property Office has granted Oramed a patent ... Exenatide". The patent covers Oramed,s invention of an ... is an incretin hormone that stimulates the secretion ...
(Date:5/8/2017)... May 8, 2017  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO)., ... ("WRB"), a health care service center company based ... WRB specializes in relationship management programs for leading pharmaceutical ... WRB will join Envoy Health ... services for manufacturers, biotech firms, and other service companies. ...
(Date:5/6/2017)... May 5, 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), ... 100,000 square feet to its Welch Allyn campus. ... commitment to bring more than 100 new jobs to ... Allyn has maintained a significant presence for more than ... new positions, a large portion of which will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: