Community

Building strong communities, supporting thriving families

We make it a priority to do business with local farming families like River Valley Speciality Farm near Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Our Mission

A part of our communities for over 100 years

Our community work expands and draws closely on building an enhanced shared value in the communities that we operate. We focus on working with these communities to be partners in our efforts to create a sustainable, caring and healthy future.

  • Local Partnerships

    Local Partnerships

    We will enrich the lives of our customers, team members, and communities through various activities including donating, fundraising, sponsoring and supporting organizations at the local and provincial level — with a focus on children, families, health and nutrition.

  • Sourcing Locally

    Sourcing Locally

    We work to support the viability of growers, ranchers and suppliers in our local communities.

  • Food For All

    Food For All

    We work to provide those in need with the opportunity to access food through our support of local food banks and school meal programs.

  • Children and Health

    Children and Health

    We provide support for the most urgent health needs of the children and families in our communities, including Children's Hospitals in all provinces we serve.

500k

kids are delivered healthy locally grown snacks by Save-On-Foods throughout the school year.

Goals

  • 1Link our community needs to our sustainability and zero waste objectives with tangible community-based partnerships and initiatives.
  • 2Engage regionally to identify local supplier inventories that can be shared with our customers and include highlights on locally sourced products and impacts.
  • 3Building on our work with disaster relief in communities, Save-On-Foods will initiate conversations within the business sector to create a network to respond more collaboratively and efficiently.

How we’re bringing our commitments to life

  • Expanding youth programs with 4-H

    Partnering with 4-H programs in Western Canada to help connect young leaders of tomorrow with 4-H youth clubs in hundreds of our communities.

  • Thirty years of support for Children's Hospitals

    Donations, fundraising and more, all in support of Children's Hospitals in B.C. and Alberta.

  • Feeding hungry kids

    Toonies for Tummies is a campaign that helps feed hungry children healthy breakfasts and mid-morning snacks while at school.

  • Tackling wildfire season in our communities

    We contribute to the swift recovery of our local communities by providing our immediate support when they need us the most.

  • Bringing nutrition to kids all year

    By partnering with I Can For Kids, Save-On-Foods has helped provide over 212,000 meals to kids in Calgary over their summer break.

  • Connecting youth one conversation at a time

    Save-On-Foods supports the Adam’s Apples Foundation in their mission to support mental health literacy in children.

  • Food for all

    Each year, Save-On-Foods donates good and raises funds for Western Canadian food banks.