Health and Nutrition

We are focused on providing our customers with a fresh and healthy experience every time they enter our stores. We help to create healthy and thriving communities by supporting organizations that promote nutrition education and maintaining a healthy lifestyle through diet.

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Give a Smile

2016 was a record breaking fundraising year for the Annual “Give a Smile” campaign that benefited the leading Children’s Hospital in the nation. The Company, employees and customers all came together and $500,000 was donated to Boston Children’s Hospital.

The 2016 “Give a Smile” campaign ran from June, 1 through July 4. Through this annual fundraiser, Shaw’s and Star Market customers could contribute $1 or $5 at the checkout by purchasing “Give A Smile” icons in the amount of $1 or $5.

About Boston Children’s Hospital:

Boston Children’s Hospital is home to the world’s largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. More than 1,100 scientists, including seven members of the National Academy of Sciences, 11 members of the Institute of Medicine and 10 members of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute comprise Boston Children’s research community. Founded as a 20-bed hospital for children, Boston Children’s today is a 404-bed comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care. Boston Children’s is also the pediatric teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. For more, visit our Vector and Thriving blogs and follow us on our social media channels: @BostonChildrens, @BCH_Innovation, Facebook and YouTube.

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