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.
PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2006--Safeway Inc.(NYSE:SWY) announced today that it raised $8.3 million during the company's annual Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, bringing the total amount raised by Safeway for the important cause to nearly $25 million s...
PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 2, 2006--Safeway Inc (NYSE:SWY) today launched its 2006 Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign with a goal of raising $6 million in October for a range of breast cancer research and treatment programs in its operating areas. In the last fo...
PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2006--Safeway Inc.
(NYSE:SWY) announced today the launch of a five-week fundraising campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Through Labor Day, more than 1,500 Safeway and Safeway-owned stores across the...
PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 24, 2006--Safeway Inc.
(NYSE:SWY) announced today that a record $5.1 million was raised to support prostate cancer research during the company's annual June fundraiser.
"Our customers and employees continue to impr...
(NYSE:SWY) formally launched its annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Fundraiser today with a kick-off celebration at the company's corporate headquarters. Safeway, a long-time supporter of prosta...
(NYSE:SWY) today announced that it will launch a fundraising campaign for Easter Seals, one of the most established and respected charities dedicated to helping people with disabilities and special nee...
(NYSE:SWY) announced today that it is launching Shop & Care, a unique
giving program that teams Safeway's charitable giving power with that
of leading food manufacturers and other v...