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Shopko awards more than $1.4 in grants

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Reinforcing the Shopko brand, "the stuff that counts," the Shopko Foundation announces that it awarded grants totaling more than $1.4 million across the communities it serves during 2016.

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Reinforcing the Shopko brand, “the stuff that counts,” the Shopko Foundation announces that it awarded grants totaling more than $1.4 million across the communities it serves during 2016.

The funds were awarded through the Foundation’s four grant programs - Community Charitable Grants, Green Bay Area Grants, Teammate Charitable Service Challenge and Teammate and Family Scholarships. Shopko and the Shopko Foundation are proud to have awarded grants totaling over $32 million in the last 37 years.

“Shopko takes great pride in being a valued partner in the communities we are privileged to serve,” said Michelle Hansen, Manager, Public Relations & Shopko Foundation. “We appreciate the support we receive from our loyal customers and strive to strengthen our communities in return through the Shopko Foundation’s commitment to local charitable groups and activities that matter to the people who live and work there.”

The Shopko Foundation supports accredited schools and 501(c)3 organizations.  Grants are awarded throughout the year to support programs that further the foundation’s purpose of promoting the health and education of Shopko teammates and customers.

To learn more about Shopko Foundation, visit Shopko.com/Foundation .  

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