Cub Foods® Donates $30,134 to Susan G. Komen® Minnesota Through Robinson Fresh® Program

Tue. December 16th, 2014 - by Jordan Okumura

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - Robinson Fresh’s MelonUp!® Pink Ribbon watermelon program and Twin Cities grocer Cub Foods® have recently raised an additional $30,134 for Susan G. Komen® Minnesota. The program, which aims to educate consumers about the various health benefits of consuming watermelon, has donated over $1 million to breast cancer research organizations throughout North America.

From left to right: Steve Irland, Carrie Higgs, Denise Blumberg-Tendle, Larry Friedman, Terry Schreifels, Eric Chamberlain, Cara Pingel, Matt Sasek

“We appreciate the continued support from Cub Foods and Robinson Fresh through donation funds, volunteer hours, and awareness efforts,” said David Egan, Co-Executive Director at Susan G. Komen® Minnesota. “Through advanced treatment, and better understanding we are driving towards putting an end to breast cancer.”

Since 2010, Cub Foods has donated over $84,500 to Susan G. Komen® Minnesota with the help of Robinson Fresh’s MelonUp!® Pink Ribbon watermelon program, according to a press release. According to Susan G. Komen® Minnesota, up to 75% of the funds donated remain in Minnesota to cover every step of the breast health journey from education and outreach, to diagnostics and surgeries to financial support.

Great work, Cub Foods® and Robinson Fresh!

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