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Rite Aid rolls out its drug safety program to Seattle schools

Rite Aid rolls out its drug safety program to Seattle schools

CAMP HILL, Pa. — In an effort to help address adolescent drug abuse and misuse in the state of Washington, The Rite Aid Foundation is bringing the Prescription Drug Safety program, an innovative digital course about prescription drug abuse prevention, to Seattle-area high schools. The program, developed by EVERFI, the nation’s leading technology innovator used

Rite Aid donations help wildfire victims, kids charities

Rite Aid donations help wildfire victims, kids charities

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Rite Aid Foundation this week announced donations to aid the wildfire relief effort in Southern California and help children through its KidCents program. A $100,000 donation is being made to the American Red Cross to help the victims, families and communities in Southern California affected by the devastating wildfires. “Our

Rite Aid’s KidCents begins mobile flu clinics

Rite Aid’s KidCents begins mobile flu clinics

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Rite Aid Foundation has kicked off KidCents Mobile Flu Clinics, a three-week tour to provide free flu shots to children’s charities in communities served by Rite Aid. Also through its KidCents program, the Rite Aid Foundation has named 428 students as 2017 Folds of Honor scholarship recipients. Starting off in

Rite Aid reopens Harrisburg Market Street store

Rite Aid reopens Harrisburg Market Street store

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. is officially reopening its relocated Harrisburg Market Street store, now remodeled to the drug chain’s Wellness Store format. On Tuesday morning, Rite Aid plans a grand reopening ceremony for the 14,000-square-foot store, now situated at 304 Market Street inside Strawberry Square, a 1 million-square-foot, mixed-use center in the

Rite Aid Foundation grants over $1 million to new KidCents charities

Rite Aid Foundation grants over $1 million to new KidCents charities

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Rite Aid Foundation said 219 new nonprofit groups focused on improving children’s health and wellness have joined its KidCents program. Each of the new charities, selected by Rite Aid associates and representing the communities served by the drug chain, will receive a $5,000 KidCents grant for their efforts and participation

Rite Aid Foundation recognizes customers who get flu shot

Rite Aid Foundation recognizes customers who get flu shot

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Rite Aid Foundation is donating more than $1.8 million to charities in its KidCents program to honor customers who protect themselves, their families and their communities by getting flu shots this flu season. Each of the more than 360 KidCents charities, which are located in communities served by Rite Aid,

Rite Aid Foundation program awards nearly $2 million in scholarships

Rite Aid Foundation program awards nearly $2 million in scholarships

CAMP HILL, Pa. — More than 400 students have been named recipients of Folds of Honor educational scholarships through The Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program. The round of scholarships, totaling more than $1.8 million, is the first to be awarded as part of The Rite Aid Foundation’s three-year, $6 million commitment to Folds of Honor,

Folds of Honor gets big commitment from Rite Aid Foundation

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program has made a three-year, $6 million commitment to Folds of Honor, a nonprofit group based in Owasso, Okla., that provides educational scholarships to children of fallen or disabled service members. The donation is the second made to Folds of Honor by The Rite Aid Foundation’s

Rite Aid Foundation to award nearly $1.6 million to KidCents charities

Rite Aid Foundation to award nearly $1.6 million to KidCents charities

CAMP HILL, Pa. — This month, Rite Aid associates nationwide are recognizing their local KidCents charities for participating in The Rite Aid Foundation’s “Big Heart Gives Challenge.” Rite Aid said Wednesday that the foundation designed the challenge to help KidCents charities raise awareness, expand their donor network and earn additional funds for their organization. Overall,

Rite Aid Foundation backs children’s TV creator

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program has donated $2 million to the Fred Rogers Co., the Pittsburgh-based nonprofit that creates the children’s program “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). As part of the partnership, a Rite Aid Foundation underwriting spot will air before and after each episode of

Rite Aid Foundation donates $2 million to Fred Rogers Company

Rite Aid Foundation donates $2 million to Fred Rogers Company

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Rite Aid Foundation is making a $2 million donation to The Fred Rogers Company, a nonprofit named after the late children’s television host that specializes in creating kids’ programming for public television. Rite Aid said Friday that the donation, being made through the foundation’s KidCents program, will be used to

Rite Aid, Folds of Honor team up on scholarships

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Rite Aid Corp. is recognizing 274 students around the country who are receiving Folds of Honor educational scholarships made possible by a $1.3 million donation from the Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents ­program. The celebration kicked off earlier this month at a Virginia Beach Rite Aid store, where Rite Aid president and

Rite Aid to spotlight Folds of Honor scholarship recipients

Rite Aid to spotlight Folds of Honor scholarship recipients

CAMP HILL, Pa. — This month, Rite Aid associates across the country will honor 274 students receiving Folds of Honor educational scholarships provided by The Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program. On Wednesday, Ken Martindale, CEO of stores and president at Rite Aid, and Major Dan Rooney, CEO and founder of Folds of Honor, will inaugurate