Cardenas Markets Foundation announced it has established a $250,000 fund to assist nonprofit organizations serving vulnerable residents who have been affected by the coronavirus (COVID -19) pandemic.
Feeding America of Riverside and San Bernardino County, Second Harvest of the Silicon Valley, Inland Valley Hope Partners Pomona and St Mary’s Food Bank in Arizona will be among the organizations that will receive a gift from the fund and are based in communities Cardenas Markets’ serves.
The fund is part of Cardenas Markets immediate response to the unprecedented need faced by communities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“Cardenas Markets’ commitment to residents and families extends beyond the confines of our stores,” said Adam Salgado, Chief Marketing Officer. “We’re deeply rooted in the neighborhoods where we operate and consciously look for opportunities to partner with the community and trusted organizations to be a resource in any way we can.”
“We are so pleased to partner with Cardenas Markets to serve our neighbors in need’’, said Kami Grosvenor, President/CEO – Inland Valley Hope Partners (Pomona, CA.)
Lejla Bojer, Corporate Philanthropy Officer said, “the Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is incredibly grateful for Cardenas support and partnership. We are in the battle to flatten the COVID- 19 curve together.”
The fund will be distributed among local nonprofit organizations, healthcare providers and food banks experiencing a high demand for basic supplies, food, and other basic emergency assistance services.
For more information about the charitable fund, contact Marco Robles at [email protected].
The Cardenas Markets Foundation is a stand-alone 501 (c) (3) nonprofit corporation. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Ontario, CA, the organization is notable for its charitable and community engagement efforts that positively impact the life of the communities it serves.
Cardenas Markets operates a total of 51 stores in California, Nevada, and Arizona, under the Cardenas banner and seven stores under the Los Altos Ranch Market banner.