SAFEWAY establishes fund for the victims of shooting

Posted by AzBlueMeanie:

The Arizona Daily Star reports Safeway starts fund to aid victims of mass shooting:

Safeway has formed a fund to aid the victims of Saturday's mass shooting in Tucson. The company launched the fund with an initial contribution of $100,000 from the Safeway Foundation.

Safeway gave no details on how the fund will be used or administered.

"This opening contribution will be bolstered by in-store contributions from Safeway customers and community members in the company's Arizona stores," Safeway said in a news release Thursday.

Donation canisters have been placed at check stands in the company's 116 Arizona stores.

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Contributions can be made at any Arizona Safeway store or by mail to the Safeway Foundation, Safeway Arizona Division, 2750 S. Priest Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282.

Checks should be made payable to the "Safeway Foundation Tucson Victims Fund."

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