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  • Grand Taste at the Meijer LPGA Classic

    Grand Taste at the Meijer LPGA Classic

    The Grand Taste, a three-day food tasting event, features some of the best restaurants and breweries in West Michigan along with Meijer, and is truly a culinary experience the entire family can enjoy.

  • Meijer LPGA 5k

    Meijer LPGA 5k

    The Meijer LPGA 5k Run & Walk presented by Kellogg’s® brings the community together by featuring fun yet competitive challenges for the community, families, individuals and members of the media while benefiting the Meijer Simply Give program.

  • 2016 Very Merry Meijer Event

    2016 Very Merry Meijer Event

    During the third annual Very Merry Meijer event, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer randomly selected 230 customers on Dec. 10 to receive their purchases free, and gave a $100 Meijer gift card to the Meijer cashier helping the customer.

  • Meijer Simply Give Program 2016

    Meijer Simply Give Program 2016

    Meijer customers donated more than $913,000 during the fall Simply Give campaign, and combined with a donation from Meijer, set the donation total to more than $2.5 million. The Simply Give program has generated more than $26 million since its inception in November 2008 for food pantry partners to restock their shelves and feed hungry families.

  • La Nassa Foods Partnership

    La Nassa Foods Partnership

    The partnership between Meijer and Great Lakes commercial fishing company, La Nassa Foods, began on a handshake nearly two decades ago and continues to thrive today based on a mutual commitment to provide Meijer customers with the highest quality lake fish.

  • Meijer Heritage Center

    Meijer Heritage Center

    Meijer is unveiling a Heritage Center rich with company history from its founder Hendrik Meijer’s first arrival in the United States through the retailer’s most recent innovations and expansions.

  • 2016 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give

    2016 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give

    The 2016 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give will host 144 of the biggest names in female golf June 14-19 at Blythefield Country Club. All proceeds will benefit the Meijer Simply Give program.

  • 2015 Meijer LPGA Classic

    2015 Meijer LPGA Classic

    The Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft will host some of the biggest names in female golf July 21-26, 2015 at the Blythefield Country Club, with all proceeds given to the Meijer Simply Give program.

  • Meijer Hockeyville

    Meijer Hockeyville

    As part of the Kraft Hockeyville campaign to find America’s most passionate hockey community, Meijer welcomed local hockey clubs into stores in Detroit and Chicago and provided the chance for kids to meet one of their heroes from the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks.

  • <em>Very Merry Meijer 2014</em>

    Very Merry Meijer 2014

    Meijer elves across the Midwest surprised one lucky customer at all 213 Meijer stores – bringing a bit of magic to the holiday season in December 2014 during the Very Merry Meijer event.

  • Milwaukee Brewers Partnership

    Milwaukee Brewers Partnership

    As Meijer was introduced to Wisconsin, the retailer made its first sports partnership with the Milwaukee Brewers in spring 2014. The first Wisconsin Meijer stores open in summer 2015.

  • SKECHERS Shoe Donation Events

    SKECHERS Shoe Donation Events

    Meijer and SKECHERS teamed up to donate more than 23,500 pairs of BOBS by SKECHERS shoes to Detroit and Indianapolis area children during summer 2014.

  • 2014 Meijer LPGA Classic

    2014 Meijer LPGA Classic

    The inaugural Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft, held Aug. 7-10, 2014, brought together the top LPGA professionals for a tournament at Blythefield Country Club in Grand Rapids, Mich. A donation of $600,000 was given to the Meijer Simply Give program, which benefits local food pantries throughout the Midwest.

  • Meijer <em>Simply Give</em>

    Meijer Simply Give

    Since Meijer opened, the family-owned retailer has supported hunger relief efforts across the Midwest. Its Simply Give program supports food pantries in each of the communities that Meijer serves.

  • Indiana War Memorial celebration

    Indiana War Memorial celebration

    In March 2014, Meijer was recognized for supporting Indiana’s service men and women. Meijer Co-Chairman Doug Meijer accepted a National Guard Minuteman statue during the celebration at the Indiana War Memorial.

  • Dole Salad Bar

    Dole Salad Bar

    Meijer partnered with Dole Food Company in March 2014 to donate salad bars to public schools in Detroit, Cincinnati and South Bend, Ind. These self-serve produce bars feature a wide array of fresh fruits and vegetables to boost new choices for students at breakfast and lunch.

  • Meijer Truck Donations

    Meijer Truck Donations

    In January 2014, Meijer donated two semi-trucks and 132,510 pounds of food to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. Photos show the donation ceremony.

  • Back to College - Meijer Mania

    Back to College - Meijer Mania

    Every fall Meijer hosts more than 20 Meijer Mania back-to-college events for schools across Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. Meijer brings students from campuses to the nearest Meijer for the late night events, featuring contests, prizes, free samples, DJs, photo booths, and more.

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