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Safeway Inc. is a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America, based on sales. The company operates 1,740 stores in the United States and western Canada and had annual sales of $40.2 billion in 2006. Safeway supports a broad range of charitable and community programs and last year donated more than $154 million to important causes, such as cancer research, education, food banks and programs focused on assisting people with disabilities. The company's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SWY.

    Safeway Commemorates Hunger Awareness Day With Local Food Drives Image

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    06-04-07

    Safeway Commemorates Hunger Awareness Day With Local Food Drives

    PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 4, 2007--Safeway Inc.(NYSE:SWY) will participate in National Hunger Awareness Day on June 5, 2007 as a way to focus attention on the issue and announce the launch of several seasonal food drives and hunger awareness programs. This su...

    Safeway Customers and Employees to Raise $6.5 Million in June to Help Find a Cure for Prostate Cancer Image

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    06-04-07

    Safeway Customers and Employees to Raise $6.5 Million in June to Help Find a Cure for Prostate Cancer

    PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 4, 2007--With Father's Day just a few weeks away, Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) is launching a month-long education and fundraising campaign to help increase awareness of prostate cancer, the importance of receiving regular screenings, and...

    Safeway Raises Record Amount for Easter Seals Image

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    05-18-07

    Safeway Raises Record Amount for Easter Seals

    PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2007--Safeway
    (NYSE:SWY) today announced it raised $5.5 million for Easter Seals, one of the most established and respected charities dedicated to assisting people with disabilities and special needs. The company raised the ...

    Safeway Wins California's Flex Your Power Award Image

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    05-05-07

    Safeway Wins California's Flex Your Power Award

    PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2007--Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) has been recognized as a leader in responsible energy use by Flex Your Power, California's statewide energy efficiency campaign. The company will be honored at an award ceremony in San Francisco on May...

    Safeway Honored for Supporting Employment of People with Disabilities Image

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    04-24-07

    Safeway Honored for Supporting Employment of People with Disabilities

    PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 24, 2007--Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) was honored today for its record of supporting the employment of people with disabilities at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. hosted by the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation...

    Safeway Publishes Giving Report Image

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    04-12-07

    Safeway Publishes Giving Report

    PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2007--Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) today announced the publication of its Giving Report, a 45-page, magazine-style report that recaps Safeway and The Safeway Foundation's charitable giving and community involvement activities across ...

    Safeway Kicks off National Campaign to Raise Funds to Assist People with Disabilities Image

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    04-02-07

    Safeway Kicks off National Campaign to Raise Funds to Assist People with Disabilities

    PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 2, 2007--Safeway today announced the launch of a month long campaign during the month of April to raise funds for community-based programs to assist people with physical and developmental disabilities. The company will raise $5 mill...

    Safeway Names Finalists in the Lucerne "The Art of Dairy" Contest Image

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    03-06-07

    Safeway Names Finalists in the Lucerne "The Art of Dairy" Contest

    PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 6, 2007--Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) announced today the names of schools selected as finalists to compete for a $22,000 grand prize as part of the Lucerne(R) The Art of Dairy(TM) "Cows & History" Art Contest. The program, started i...

    Safeway Leads Retail Sector in Fighting Greenhouse Gas Emissions Image

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    01-25-07

    Safeway Leads Retail Sector in Fighting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 25, 2007--Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) announced today it has joined the California Climate Action Registry (the Registry), California's only official registry for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions reduction projects. Participation in the Re...

    Safeway Donating 1.8 Million Meals This Holiday Season to Families in Need Image

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    12-06-06

    Safeway Donating 1.8 Million Meals This Holiday Season to Families in Need

    PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2006--Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) announced that its 2006 holiday food drive efforts are expected to result in more than 1.8 million meals donated to needy families and individuals. This ambitious goal will be achieved through a serie...

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