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Stater Bros. Markets Kicks Off Annual “Harvesting Hope” Holiday Campaign

Stater Bros. Markets Kicks Off Annual “Harvesting Hope” Holiday Campaign

Stater Bros. Markets Kicks Off Annual “Harvesting Hope” Holiday Campaign

November 6, 2019

San Bernardino, California (November 6, 2019) – Stater Bros. Markets, in conjunction with its charitable arm, Stater Bros. Charities, is inspiring the spirit of “Harvesting Hope” in its local communities by offering convenient ways for customers and employees to further local hunger relief efforts.


Throughout November and December, all checkout lanes across the entire Company will sell $5.00 “Bag of Hope” donation cards and also display holiday canisters to collect cash and coin donations.  All funds collected in November and December through these efforts will provide fresh and healthy food and funding to local food banks and food pantries in the areas the Company serves.


“Stater Bros. has always believed in not just doing business in the community but being part of the community,” said Pete Van Helden, CEO of Stater Bros. Markets. “Through the support of our valued customers, generous vendor partners and loyal members of the Stater Bros. ‘Family,’ over $1.3 million has been donated to support hunger relief programs benefitting our friends, neighbors and families in need,” Van Helden added.  


Stater Bros.’ Annual “Harvesting Hope” holiday campaign is currently in progress and concludes on December 31, 2019.


About Stater Bros. Charities: 

Stater Bros. Charities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports critical needs in the communities where Stater Bros. employees live and work.  Since 2008, Stater Bros. Charities has provided funding to countless local organizations and causes that benefit hunger relief, children’s well-being, education, health, help for our nation’s veterans and active service members.  Funds are raised throughout the year from generous customers, supplier friends, and caring members of the Stater Bros. Market Family. 


About Stater Bros. Markets

Stater Bros. was founded in 1936 in Yucaipa, California, and has grown steadily through the years to become the largest privately-owned supermarket chain in Southern California and the largest private employer in both San Bernardino County and Riverside County.  The Company currently operates 172 supermarkets, and there are approximately 17,000 members of the Stater Bros. Markets Family.  For more information, visit