Buy a Paper Easter Egg and SELECT Products at Vons and Pavilions to Benefit Easter Seals

Customers Can Support People With Disabilities While They Shop



Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Vons

    LOS ANGELES, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Shoppers who visit their local Vons
 and Pavilions stores in April have an exciting way to support Easter Seals.
 From April 4 through 30, Vons and Pavilions stores in Southern California are
 selling paper Easter eggs to benefit Easter Seals.
     Vons and Pavilion's customers can purchase an Easter egg hang-up for $1 as
 they check out at their local grocery stores. Supporters can write their names
 on the hang-ups, and the paper eggs will be hung to decorate the store.
     Furthermore, when shoppers buy SELECT products at Vons and Pavilions from
 April 18 through 30, a portion of the proceeds will go to Easter Seals.
     Money raised from the paper Easter egg and SELECT products promotion will
 enable Easter Seals to continue creating solutions for local children and
 adults with disabilities.  Easter Seals' services include programs that help
 adults with disabilities access community resources, after-school day care for
 special-needs children with working parents, job placement for adults with
 disabilities, supported living programs that help disabled individuals live
 independently, senior day care for people with memory impairments and much
 more.
     "We are thrilled to give our customers the opportunity to support Easter
 Seals by purchasing the paper eggs," said Vons President Tom Keller.  "Vons
 and Pavilions are committed to our communities, and this promotion allows both
 our stores and shoppers to support disability programs."
 
     Vons is a division of Safeway Inc., operating 326 stores under the Vons
 and Pavilions banners in California and Nevada.  Vons has a strong tradition
 of supporting the communities where it operates stores by contributing
 millions of dollars each year to schools, non-profit organizations, youth
 programs, churches and food banks.  Vons is a leading corporate sponsor of
 Easter Seals, and its employees raised nearly a half-million dollars for
 Easter Seals in 2000.
 
     For more information about the paper Easter egg promotion and Easter
 Seals, please call (818) 654-0900.
 
     Easter Seals is a non-profit organization that offers more that
 100 programs in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego
 counties to help children and adults with disabilities live with equality,
 dignity and independence.  For more information, please visit the Easter Seals
 web site at www.essc.org.
 
 

SOURCE Vons
    LOS ANGELES, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Shoppers who visit their local Vons
 and Pavilions stores in April have an exciting way to support Easter Seals.
 From April 4 through 30, Vons and Pavilions stores in Southern California are
 selling paper Easter eggs to benefit Easter Seals.
     Vons and Pavilion's customers can purchase an Easter egg hang-up for $1 as
 they check out at their local grocery stores. Supporters can write their names
 on the hang-ups, and the paper eggs will be hung to decorate the store.
     Furthermore, when shoppers buy SELECT products at Vons and Pavilions from
 April 18 through 30, a portion of the proceeds will go to Easter Seals.
     Money raised from the paper Easter egg and SELECT products promotion will
 enable Easter Seals to continue creating solutions for local children and
 adults with disabilities.  Easter Seals' services include programs that help
 adults with disabilities access community resources, after-school day care for
 special-needs children with working parents, job placement for adults with
 disabilities, supported living programs that help disabled individuals live
 independently, senior day care for people with memory impairments and much
 more.
     "We are thrilled to give our customers the opportunity to support Easter
 Seals by purchasing the paper eggs," said Vons President Tom Keller.  "Vons
 and Pavilions are committed to our communities, and this promotion allows both
 our stores and shoppers to support disability programs."
 
     Vons is a division of Safeway Inc., operating 326 stores under the Vons
 and Pavilions banners in California and Nevada.  Vons has a strong tradition
 of supporting the communities where it operates stores by contributing
 millions of dollars each year to schools, non-profit organizations, youth
 programs, churches and food banks.  Vons is a leading corporate sponsor of
 Easter Seals, and its employees raised nearly a half-million dollars for
 Easter Seals in 2000.
 
     For more information about the paper Easter egg promotion and Easter
 Seals, please call (818) 654-0900.
 
     Easter Seals is a non-profit organization that offers more that
 100 programs in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego
 counties to help children and adults with disabilities live with equality,
 dignity and independence.  For more information, please visit the Easter Seals
 web site at www.essc.org.
 
 SOURCE  Vons