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Southern California regional independent Superior Grocers and Unilever, have joined together to donate $38,000 to 38 local schools. The selected 38 schools will receive $1,000 each and school representatives will attend a ceremony Thursday, April 19, at Superior's Montebello store.
Through the program, called “Superior for Education,” the selected 38 schools will receive $1,000 each during a ceremony Thursday, April 19, to be held at the Superior Grocers’ Whittier store in Montebello, Calif.
“Superior for Education is about making that special connection with local communities throughout Southern California,” said Phil Lawrence, COO of Superior Grocers. “Schools are selected depending on their proximity to our 38 store locations. This program will run throughout the year and thousands of dollars are expected to be awarded to many Southern California schools.”
Mimi Song, president and CEO, Superior Grocers added: “Superior values the importance of the community’s vitality and educational programs. We are committed to becoming active partners in the communities we serve, and will continue working with the local community and maintain its commitment and support of Education throughout Southern California.”
Los Angeles-based Superior Grocers operates 38 stores in Southern California.