RETAILERS SUPPORT TROOPS WITH CARE PACKAGES, CALLING CARDS

American food retailers are demonstrating their support for U.S. troops by sending care packages, computers and calling cards to soldiers in war zones.Pleasanton, Calif.-based Safeway, for example, recently launched a program called "Operation Care Package," in which individual stores serve as collection points for sending items to troops overseas. The project began in Redmond, Wash., where Safeway

American food retailers are demonstrating their support for U.S. troops by sending care packages, computers and calling cards to soldiers in war zones.

Pleasanton, Calif.-based Safeway, for example, recently launched a program called "Operation Care Package," in which individual stores serve as collection points for sending items to troops overseas. The project began in Redmond, Wash., where Safeway honored local Army Sgt. Jacob Herring, who died in Iraq.

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