COMMUNITY CONCERNS

You name it: from hunger to hurricanes, there's an involvement for supermarkets. As focal points in the community, supermarkets are called upon to support a host of community activities: Food drives, disasters, youth programs and education.Supermarkets usually participate, attributing altruism as a desire to "give something back to the community."Now, as welfare-to-work programs increase, retailers,

You name it: from hunger to hurricanes, there's an involvement for supermarkets. As focal points in the community, supermarkets are called upon to support a host of community activities: Food drives, disasters, youth programs and education.

Supermarkets usually participate, attributing altruism as a desire to "give something back to the community."

Now, as welfare-to-work programs increase, retailers, in their generosity, are focusing on various forms of food banks.

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