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Meijer gives to Urban League chapters

Meijer gives to Urban League chapters

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer on Monday announced an investment of $1 million in 19 Urban League chapters across the Midwest that align with its focus areas of economic impact, health, workforce development and education. The retailer said the move is part of an ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. “Meijer cares about the communities

Meijer expands COVID-19 vaccine administration

Meijer expands COVID-19 vaccine administration

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — In an effort to increase access to the COVID-19 vaccine, Midwest retailer Meijer has now been identified by the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program as a partner to directly receive and administer doses of the vaccine in all the Midwest states it serves, recently adding Wisconsin, Illinois and Kentucky. This expansion will allow the retailer to administer

Meijer prepares to provide extensive on-site support for mass vaccine clinics

Meijer prepares to provide extensive on-site support for mass vaccine clinics

RAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer has registered 110,000 people for the Ford Field mass vaccination clinic through the company’s online registration system and the State of Michigan hotline since registration went live last Monday. The retailer opened its online registration process just after 4 p.m. on March 15 and registered more than 40,000 people in the first 24 hours.

Meijer registers over 35,000 people at Ford Field mass vaccination clinic

Meijer registers over 35,000 people at Ford Field mass vaccination clinic

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer registered more than 35,000 people in less than 24 hours after opening registration for the upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinics that begin next week at Ford Field. The retailer opened its online registration process just after 4 p.m. on March 15, and immediately saw an extremely high volume of people register to participate in the

Meijer gives extra $1 million to its Simply Give Food Pantry Partners

Meijer gives extra $1 million to its Simply Give Food Pantry Partners

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — As part of its ongoing commitment to support its communities during the pandemic, Meijer announced today that it’s giving an extra $1 million to itsSimply Give food pantry partners across the Midwest.   The donation comes on the heels of the $7.6 million the program generated throughout 2020. “It has become clearer just how vital food

Meijer to provide 10,000 COVID-19 vaccines to teachers in Indiana

Meijer to provide 10,000 COVID-19 vaccines to teachers in Indiana

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — In response to a national effort to accelerate the safe re-opening of schools, Meijer is partnering with the Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA) on plans to launch a series of vaccine clinics at its stores next week to streamline the process for vaccinating teachers and school staff across the state. The

Meijer to administer up to 25,000 COVID-19 vaccines to seniors this week

Meijer to administer up to 25,000 COVID-19 vaccines to seniors this week

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer is preparing to launch a series of vaccine clinics this week at stores throughout the State of Michigan with plans to administer up to 25,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses by week’s end. The vaccines will be administered to Michiganders 65 years and older who have pre-registered through the company’s vaccine registration

Meijer Simply Give program donated $7.6 million in 2020 to food pantries

Meijer Simply Give program donated $7.6 million in 2020 to food pantries

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc.’s Simply Give program raised more than $7.6 million in 2020 to help food pantries feed hungry families in their communities. “Despite the difficult circumstances many families faced last year, we were proud to join forces with our customers to help those who needed it most,” said Cathy Cooper, Senior Director

Meijer seeks local products for upcoming Localization Summit

Meijer seeks local products for upcoming Localization Summit

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer announced Wednesday that it will host its first virtual Localization Summit, giving local businesses across the retailer’s six-state footprint the opportunity to showcase their offerings to Meijer merchants. “We are proud to be a Midwestern retailer and want to carry products that highlight our communities,” said Peter Whitsett, Meijer executive

Meijer pharmacies partner with State of Michigan to administer COVID-19 vaccines

Meijer pharmacies partner with State of Michigan to administer COVID-19 vaccines

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Midwest retailer Meijer has been chosen by the State of Michigan as an initial pharmacy partner to help administer COVID-19 vaccines. Meijer has 120 pharmacies throughout the State of Michigan and more than 250 pharmacies throughout its six-state footprint. The retailer is also announcing a text-based registration process for those who want to register to receive

Meijer joins consortium to reinvent the retail bag

Meijer joins consortium to reinvent the retail bag

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer has joined the Beyond the Bag Initiative aimed at identifying, testing and implementing sustainable solutions to move beyond the single-use plastic bag. It’s among the retailer’s latest efforts to reduce waste and improve recycling, said Vik Srinivasan, senior vice president of Properties and Real Estate. “Meijer operates under the philosophy

Meijer pharmacies prepare for eventual COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Meijer pharmacies prepare for eventual COVID-19 vaccine rollout

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — As more pharmaceutical manufacturers move closer to approved COVID-19 vaccines, pharmacies within Meijer locations are gearing up for an extensive vaccine administration program throughout its six-state footprint. “Throughout this pandemic our stores and store teams have played an important role in supporting communities throughout the Midwest,” Meijer president and CEO Rick

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