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Schnucks “Round Up at the Register” to Support Urban League

NEWS RELEASES   /  2/2/2021

Schnucks “Round Up at the Register” to Support Urban League

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Schnucks: Paul Simon

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Urban League: Patricia Washington

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Schnucks “Round Up at the Register” to Support Urban League
Black History Month campaign will run February 3 – 16

ST.LOUIS, February 2, 2021 – As part of Black History Month in February, Schnuck Markets, Inc. will offer customers of all stores the opportunity to “Round Up at the Register” to support the Urban League. Donations in the St. Louis area will support the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis (ULSTL) – specifically the non-profit organization’s Save Our Sons program. Round Ups in Schnucks stores in other markets will support the National Urban League. The campaign will begin on Wednesday, February 3 and continue through Tuesday, February 16. UPDATE: The Urban League Round Up at the Register has been extended through Sunday, February 21.

“At Schnucks, we are focused on nourishing people’s lives, not only by helping our customers to feed and care for their families, but also by actively working to strengthen our communities,” said Schnucks Chairman and CEO and past Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Chairman of the Board, Todd Schnuck. “As a company that provides jobs to more than 14,000 teammates, one of our community pillars is to help to develop the workforce in our cities and neighborhoods – a goal shared by the Urban League through their Save our Sons program.”

The ULSTL’s Save Our Sons program seeks to help economically disadvantaged African American men living in the St. Louis region find jobs and have the opportunity to earn livable wages. This program completes these objectives by assisting the participants in obtaining post-secondary education and job training and teaching the imperative career life skills and work ethic necessary to become successful employees in today’s workforce. 

“Schnucks is a prime partner whose investment helps us sustain our efforts to help those in need in the communities we serve; our relationship spans decades,” said Urban League President and CEO Michael P. McMillan. “We appreciate the weekly food donations that help us serve so many in need throughout our community and we are especially thankful for the Schnucks customers who also generously support us when they Round Up at the Register.”

5x Rewards Points for Grab and Go Meals from Black-Owned Restaurants:
Also for Black History Month, Schnucks Rewards members will earn 5x rewards points on grab and go meals from Black-owned restaurants available at Schnucks including: Fattened Caf, Jenny’s Diner, Bold Spoon, Royally Baked, Patty’s Cheesecakes, Cathy’s Kitchen, Ms. Piggies’ Smokehouse, Big Mama’s BBQ and Stango Cuisine. Visit Schnucks Local Grab and Go for availability by store.   

About Schnucks
Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. is a third and fourth generation, family-owned grocery retailer committed to nourishing people’s lives. Schnucks operates 112 stores, serving customers in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin and employs more than 14,000 teammates. According to Forbes’ 2020 rankings, Schnucks is the 149th largest privately-owned company in the United States and the 14th largest privately-owned grocer. Schnucks is committed to helping communities thrive and as a champion for reducing hunger, the company annually donates more than $16 million in food to pantries that help those in need.

About the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis
The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis is a social service and civil rights organization that works to fulfill its mission of Empowering Communities and Changing Lives. Programs are offered in the areas of Economic Opportunity, Community Empowerment, Education Excellence, Civil Rights and Advocacy. For more information about the Urban League please visit our website at www.ulstl.com.

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