Shopko Foundation awards over $1 million in grants

Special to The Freeman

Jan. 14, 2015

GREEN BAY The Shopko Foundation awarded grants totaling $1.1 million during 2014 through its four grant programs: Community Charitable Grants, Green Bay Area Grants, Teammate Community Service Grants and Teammate and Family Scholarships.

Shopko and the Shopko Foundation has awarded grants totaling over $29.5 million throughout the last 35 years in its local communities.

The Shopko Foundation supports accredited schools and 501(c)3 organizations.  Grants are awarded throughout the year to support programs which further the foundation's purpose of promoting the health and education of Shopko teammates and customers.

Shopko is owned by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., a private investment firm focused on leverage buyouts, equity, debt, and other investments in market-leading companies.