We strongly believe that food brings people together. And we couldn't be happier to see grocery chains, a major food source, stepping up equality efforts while recognizing and showcasing LGBTQ-owned brands on shelves. Do you have a favorite supportive grocer or LGBTQ-owned grocery item? Let us know. More below.
In honor of Pride Month, Stop & Shop is donating $82,500 among several LBGTQ+ organizations, each of which spread awareness and provide advocacy, crisis intervention and support resources to members of the LGBTQ+ community.
In partnership with The Kellogg Co., Stop & Shop will make a donation to GLAAD to support its LGBTQ+ youth anti-bullying efforts. Also, in partnership with Proctor & Gamble (P&G), Stop & Shop will make an additional donation to GLAAD, as well as donations to The Trevor Project, CenterLink, Sage, OutRight and the National Black Justice Coalition.
Additionally, Stop & Shop will make donations to five local organizations supporting the LGBTQ+ community:
New Haven Pride Center, in New Haven, Conn.
Edge New Jersey, in Denville, NJ
Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, in Boston
Rhode Island Youth Pride, in Providence, RI
Audre Lorde, in Brooklyn, NY
“Diverse teams, ideas and experiences are valued at Stop & Shop — and are an integral part of our success,” said Gordon Reid, president of Quincy, Mass.-based Stop & Shop. “We’re proud to m