B&R STORES, INC. Donates $10,000 To The Food Bank Of Lincoln Capital Campaign – December 20, 2021
Lincoln, Neb. –December 20, 2021—B&R Stores, Inc., presented a check for $10,000 to the Food Bank of Lincoln for their Raising Our Response Capital Campaign.
The Food Bank of Lincoln is raising money for their new building to allow them to serve the local communities as needs have grown.
“B&R Stores has been a part of the Lincoln community since 1964. We are proud of our heritage as a local business and recognize the important part that the Food bank of Lincoln plays in providing meals to those in need”, said Pat Raybould, CEO & Chairman of the Board for B&R Stores. “The Food Bank of Lincoln is doing a great job. We have supported their efforts from the beginning and this new facility will allow them to do great things for all those who face food insecurities.”
“As a family owned grocery store chain, B&R Stores, Inc. cares greatly for neighbors. This $10,000 investment in the Food Bank of Lincoln’s Raising Our Response Capital Campaign is a forward-looking gift in a longtime partnership between the two groups,” said Food Bank of Lincoln President & CEO Michaella Kumke. “We are grateful to continue this community relationship that stretches back 40 years to the earliest days of our organization’s existence when B&R Stores, Inc. co-founder Russ Raybould served on the first Food Bank of Lincoln Board of Directors; a role in which current B&R Stores, Inc. CEO Pat Raybould later served. Our shared commitment to provide our neighbors with quality food and exceptional customer service is a meaningful connection.”
About B&R Stores, Inc. B&R Stores, Inc., was founded in 1964 by Russ Raybould. The employee-owned company has grown to over 20 stores under several banners including Russ’s Market, Super Saver, Apple Market, and Allen’s located in Nebraska and Iowa.
In the photo the Food Bank was represented by (from left to right): Corrine Gernhart (Raising Our Response Project Team Member), Kati Umberger (Raising Our Response Project Team Leader), Michaella Kumke (President & CEO) and John Mabry (Vice President, Fundraising & Engagement).