Haggen Building Brighter Futures Together

Since 1933 Haggen Northwest Fresh has been a welcoming neighbor and faithful partner, always willing to lend a helping hand. They strive to create vibrant neighborhoods where people love to live. They gladly accept donation requests from nonprofit organizations providing services in the communities where their stores are located and that focus on their initiatives.

Haggen Northwest Fresh aligns themselves with these principles when they give back to the community: Youth and Education, Community Wellness, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Hunger. Those are the standards they oblige by and use it to give back to the communities just like ours.

Haggen Northwest Fresh has partnered up with the Boys & Girls Club of Skagit County to help make positive social changes to ensure all our members live a healthy and educated lifestyle. They started this fundraiser in 2021 and were able to raise over $280,000 for all organizations apart of the fundraiser. In 2022, it was continued and raised $234,000 for the organizations.

They collectively raised over $3 million granted to local organizations, projects and community support since September 2020. This year they will continue to help raise the necessary funds for educational purposes for our Club Members across Skagit County. 

From now until March 7th, 2023 when you shop at a Haggen Northwest Fresh you can donate to the cause of Building Brighter Futures Together. When you make a purchase at Haggen Northwest Fresh your cashier will ask if you want to round up your total to donate. 

This small action will help create a bigger impact for the children in our organization ensuring they have the necessary tools and education to succeed and do their due diligence for the next generation.

Use these Haggen Northwest Fresh locations to make your donations when you shop:

Mount Vernon Haggen Northwest Fresh

Address : 2601 E Division St, Mount Vernon, WA 98274

Burlington Haggen Northwest Fresh

Address: 757 Haggen Dr, Burlington, WA 98233

Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County awarded a portion of the $10.5 Million Donation from Panda Cares®


(July  25, 2022, Mount Vernon, WA)The Boys & Girls Clubs of America received its largest single-year donation on May 16th, 2022 and has named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County as one of their recipients to receive a portion of the generous donation. With a shared commitment to help more youth reach their full academic potential, the Panda Cares® Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Panda Express®, has willingly supported the nonprofit’s mission of enabling and enriching the lives of young people through learning initiatives that are responsive to the unique needs of each young learner. With this grant partnership, Panda Cares and Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County will continue to empower thousands of kids and teens at our many locations across the county to excel in school, character, and leadership. The generous donation will ensure the funding necessary to provide high-quality in-person learning opportunities for Club Members across Skagit County.

About Panda Express  On a mission to inspire better lives, Panda Express® is the largest Asian dining concept in the U.S. Family-owned and operated since 1983 by co-founders and co-CEOs Andrew and Peggy Cherng, Panda Express is best known as a trailblazer for creating a wide variety of industry-first recipes, including its best seller the Original Orange Chicken® and award-winning Honey Walnut Shrimp™, which have defined the category of authentic American Chinese cuisine. Each dish at Panda Express, including the Wok Smart® selections, is thoughtfully crafted with quality ingredients and inspired by bold Chinese flavors and culinary principles. The restaurant brand has more than 2,400 locations and has introduced American Chinese cuisine to twelve international countries.  

Powered by this global family of associates, Panda Cares®, the philanthropic arm of Panda Express, has raised more than $282 million and dedicated countless volunteer hours in bettering the health and education for over 12 million youths, as well as supporting communities in need since 1999. In 2020, the organization established the Panda Cares Scholars Program to provide the necessary funding, academic support and leadership development to help high school and college students learn, lead and thrive towards a bright future. For more information, visit  pandaexpress.com  or  pandacares.org.  


Burlington, WA (July 30th , 2022) – Every year, nearly four million young people are served by Boys & Girls Clubs. To show their continued support in preparing today’s youth for a brighter tomorrow, Ross Stores, Inc. is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of America with a three-week program called, “Help Local Kids Learn.” Beginning July 30th, customers in Burlington can make a monetary contribution at their local Ross Dress for Less (“Ross”) location during checkout to be donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County, through August 21st.

“For the eighth year in a row, Ross Stores is very excited the annual Help Local Kids Learn in-store campaign for the Boys & Girls Clubs. This back-to-school campaign will directly help kids at local Clubs across the country. BGCA and Ross’ strong partnership of many years is rooted in our shared commitment to help young people reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens,” said Fred Shuey, Senior Vice President of Ross Stores.

This back-to-school season, Ross Stores is inviting customers to give at the register to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America from July 30th – August 21st. Ross will match the first $400,000 raised! 100% of the funds raised at each store will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs, with 80% being directed to a Club in the community. Ross is the national sponsor of BGCA’s Power Hour, a program that provides kids and teens the opportunity to do their homework in a safe place, in-person or virtually, with support from Boys & Girls Club staff. Every $5 donation helps provide one half hour of homework help for a Club youth. $15 helps keep a kid safe after school.

About Ross Stores
Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2021 revenues of $18.9 billion. Currently, the Company operates Ross Dress for Less®, the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,648 locations in 40 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. Ross offers first-quality, in-season, name brand and designer apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices every day. The Company also operates 303 dds DISCOUNTS® in 21 states that feature a more moderately priced assortment of first-quality, in-season, name brand apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices every day.
Additional information is available at www.rossstores.com.