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Stater Bros. Charities Heart Month Campaign raises a record breaking amount of $543,488 for the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association fight against heart disease and stroke

"Have a Heart, Save a Heart" Campaign has raised more than $4.3 million over 13 years

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association joined Stater Bros. Charities at the Big Bear Stater Bros. Supermarket Thursday, April 17th, 2014, to celebrate another successful fundraising campaign benefiting the AHA/ASA mission of building healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. This year, Stater Bros. Charities exceeded their goal by raising an all-time record of $543,488 for the fight against heart disease and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 4 killers in the nation.

Stater Bros. President and COO, Pete Van Helden (center) presents a $543,488 check to the American Heart Association & American Stroke Association representing funds raised during the recently concluded "Have a Heart, Save a Heart" in-store fundraising campaign. The check presentation was held at the Stater Bros. Supermarket in Big Bear, which is the Stater Bros. store that raised the most money for the campaign this year.

During the month of February each year, Stater Bros. customers at all 167 Stater Bros. Supermarkets purchase $1 red paper hearts and $5 gold paper hearts at the time of check out to support the AHA/ASA. Stater Bros. customers and employees have raised more than $4.3 million during the past 13 years of our partnership with the AHA/ASA. The funds raised during the campaign directly benefit the Southern California community in the form of AHA/ASA research grants, community education programs and health care quality improvement initiatives. 

"We are deeply grateful to Stater Bros. for their continued support of the AHA/ASA," said Mary Caldwell, Chair of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association's Western States Affiliate. "We have an aggressive goal of improving the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020. The campaign is making a huge impact on these efforts by raising critical funds for cardiovascular research and reaching thousands of people every year with lifesaving information about heart disease and stroke."

"Heart disease and stroke affect a great number of people in the communities we serve," said Jack H. Brown, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stater Bros. Supermarkets. "We are proud of what we raised this year in partnership with the AHA/ASA and look forward to many more years of saving lives from the leading causes of death in our community."

About the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association are devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – America's No. 1 and No. 4 killers. They team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation's oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or join them, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or any of their offices around the country, or visit heart.org.

About Stater Bros. Charities
Stater Bros. Charities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports critical needs in the communities where Stater Bros. employees live and work.  Since 2008, Stater Bros. Charities has provided funding to countless local organizations and causes that benefit hunger relief, children's wellbeing, education, health, and help for our nation's veterans.  Funds are raised throughout the year from generous customers, supplier friends, and caring members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family.  For more information log onto www.staterbros.com.

About Stater Bros. Markets
Stater Bros. was founded in 1936 in Yucaipa, California, and has grown steadily through the years to become the largest privately owned Supermarket Chain in Southern California and the largest private employer in both San Bernardino County and Riverside County, with annual sales in 2013 of $3.9 billion.  The Company currently operates 167 Supermarkets, and there are over 18,000 members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family. Stater Bros. was recently rated the "Best Full Service Supermarket Chain in Southern California."

STATER BROS. CHARITIES – CARING FOR THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE!

Contact:
Susan Atkinson
President & CEO
Stater Bros. Charities
Tel: 909-733-5038
Email: [email protected]

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