Hundreds of RBS associates across seven states participated in a one-day sustainability-focused volunteer event. More than $40,000 has been awarded to non-profit partners who are not concerned about environmental protection.
QUINCY, Mass., May 17, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Retail Business Services (RBS), a leading retail business services company, held the annual Ahold Delhaize USA grocery retail group. Spring day of service Friday, May 12. This company-wide volunteer day is part of the company’s RBS Cares programme, which recognizes the importance of serving the local communities where associates live and work. Hundreds of associates in seven states put on their work gloves and volunteered their time to support environmental sustainability efforts. In addition to spending time in the community, RBS has donated a total of $42,500 to 11 charities to further support their efforts to protect and beautify local public spaces.
RBS associates spent Friday participating in several earth-friendly volunteer opportunities in their East Coast and Chicago markets:
Scarborough, MaineAlongside the South Portland Land Trust, RBS volunteers helped maintain and improve the South Branch and Clark Pond trails. Some have also spent time at Pleasant Hill Preserve – improving handicap access on boardwalks, removing invasive plants and restoring habitat, and at Fuller Farm Preserve, volunteers move logs, build bog bridges and remove invasive plants. Both activities were led by the Scarborough Land Trust.
Salisbury, North Carolina: Volunteers pick up trash in Finch Park in Lexington. Some helped on land and water to clean up the Kevin Loftin Riverfront Park in Belmont under the leadership of the Catawba Riverkeeper. For those looking to dry off their shoes, a clean-up was also held at Kelsey Scott Park, Salisbury’s 21-hectare park approved by RBS.
Quincy, MassachusettsIn partnership with the Emerald Necklace Conservancy, fellows removed invasive shrubs from Franklin Park, Boston’s largest open space, by picking up trash.
Mauldin, South CarolinaRBS Associates partnered with Upstate Forever to pick up trash at Westside Park, Greenville County’s largest park, which is currently protected under the Forever Conservancy.
Landover, MarylandIn partnership with the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, RBS volunteers picked up trash along the Cabin Branch Creek tributary.
Chicago, IllinoisRBS Associates participated in the North Avenue Beach Beach Cleanup, one of Chicago’s most popular beaches.
Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Volunteers helped with various gardening tasks at Bridge Bleacher Garden Community Garden, providing affordable fresh fruits and vegetables to local food banks and families, as well as picking up trash and removing invasive plants at Letort Spring Run.
“Ours Spring day of service It’s a natural extension of our day-to-day business,” said Roger Wheeler, President of Retail Services. “RBS associates are service-minded, and we’re proud to give our time to support our community and help the planet with this annual volunteer event.”
In addition to time spent cleaning up litter, mowing gardens and restoring habitats, RBS donated a total of $42,500 to its 11 nonprofit partners, helping to advance their long-term mission. Spring day of service.
Retail Business Services a Service failure date Focused on malnutrition. To learn more about RBS Cares and our culture, visit retailbusinessservices.com/our-culture.
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Retail Services is the service company of Ahold Delhaize USA’s flagship grocery retail group, currently servicing five channel grocery brands: Food Lion, Giant Foods, GIANT Company, Hannaford and Stop & Shop. Retail Business Services leverages the volume of local brands to drive integrations and provides industry-leading knowledge, insights and analytics to local brands to support their strategies, including business integrity services (legal, risk management, quality assurance), business services (legal, risk management, quality assurance). . Human Resources Technology Systems and Workflow Management), Communications, Omnichannel Services, Financial Business Services, Financial Planning and Analysis, Human Resources, Indirect Sourcing, Procurement, Information Technology, Pharmacy Services, Store Development, Leasing, Facilities Support and Strategy and Business Development. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and foster a community where everyone is valued. For more information, visit www.retailbusinessservices.com.
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