Supermarket companies around the country generally step up their charitable activities at this time of year, making donations and partnering in local fund-raisers to strengthen their ties to the community.
ach store finds at least one needy family in the community and provides it with holiday meals. In addition, employees chip in to buy gifts for the families. The company's headquarters and warehouse get involved, too.
"Last year, we serviced more than 500 families throughout