Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Smith’s donates $611,000 to Utah schools

First Published Sep 20 2012 07:16 am • Last Updated Jan 07 2013 11:31 pm

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores has contributed $1 million to schools in the grocery chain’s multi-state operating area, with Utah schools receiving more than $611,000.

Since 2000, Smith’s has gifted a total of $15.4 million to schools, kindergarten through high school, throughout the West.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

"Our annual donation of $1 million to local schools demonstrates Smith’s commitment to education and our support for local communities’ schools, where today’s students become tomorrow’s educated workforce," said Mark Tuffin, president of Smith’s Food & Drug.

To enroll in Earn & Learn, school administrators must complete an online application at www.smithsfoodanddrug.com. Smith’s customers wishing to support the Earn & Learn program link their rewards card to the K-12 school of their choice, by logging on to their Smith’s account or presenting a letter from the school with an Earn & Learn barcode to a store checker.

Each time the rewards card is used for a purchase at Smith’s, the school earns money. Enrollment in the program must occur at the beginning of each school year to be eligible and must be completed by Sept. 30.

Eligible schools must be a qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit, state-accredited, K-12 school located within Smith’s operating areas in Utah, New Mexico, Northern Nevada, Arizona, Wyoming, Idaho and Montana.

Top Utah schools benefiting from the program include: Trailside Elementary in Park City $27,764; Knowlton Elementary in Farmington $18,615.90; Hunter High Girls Softball $8,965; Wasatch High School in Heber $8,186; and Oquirrh Mountain Charter in Kaysville $6,900.

Smith’s, a division of the Kroger Co., one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, operates 133 stores in seven western states. Smith’s charitable giving, in partnership with 15,600 associates, customers and suppliers, totaled $9.5 million in cash and food products to local organizations last year.

For more information about the Earn & Learn program, call 1-800-444-8081 ext 1672.


story continues below
story continues below



Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.