October 22, 2015
Dollars & $ense Reality Fair – Four partners from the North 18th St. store volunteered to imitate real life situations such as paying a gas bill, buying a car, etc. The goal of the event was to teach high school students just how fast the monthly income of someone can go to waste if not managed properly. They volunteered for three hours.
October 16, 2016
ExtraPoint Check Presentation – Partners from the North 18th St. location presented a check to St. Fredricks High School at their home football game.
October 2, 2015
ExtraPoint Check Presentation – Three partners from the North 18th St. location presented a check to Carroll High School during the halftime activities.
September 24, 2015
2015 Monroe Heroes Flight – Four partners met with the veterans at the airport and helped send them off to Washington D.C. The event’s purpose and goal was to provide a send off for the veterans going to our nation’s capital. They volunteered for eight hours.
September 19, 2015
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Four partners from the DeSiard location volunteered to assist with the event for 16 hours.
September 9, 2015
P.T.O. Open House – Partners from our DeSiard location volunteered to donate 11 cases of water and then helped serve teachers and parents for eight hours.
September 9, 2015
Parkinson’s Fundraiser – One partner volunteered for eight hours from our DeSiard location participating in a softball tournament to help raise money for Parkinson’s disease.
August 15, 2015
Gun Shoot – Partners from our West Monroe location volunteered to help set up for the shoot, sign people up and help serve food for 10 hours.
August 14, 2015
Back to School Events – One partner from our West Monroe location helped get kids ready for school and helped organize football and concession programs for 10 hours a week.
August 11, 2015
Wall of Love – Six partners from our West Monroe location volunteered to help in the beautification of the city. They cleaned and painted to make the city look better for six hours.
May 29, 2015
Families Helping Families – Health Fair – Four partners from the Sterlington Rd. location volunteered to serve lunch, fill out forms and assist with glucose and cholesterol checks for sixteen hours. The event was held at Kiroli Park in West Monroe.
May 22, 2015
Families Helping Families Health Fair – Two partners from the DeSiard location participated in the Health Fair for eight hours.
May 15 – June 6, 2015
BGC Sponsored Youth Baseball – One partner volunteered to help coach the youth baseball team and assisted with games and practices for thirty hours.
April 11, 2015
Camp Quality Telethon – Our locations on Sterlington Rd. and N. 18th worked the phone banks for the Camp Quality Telethon. This organization helps children year round with their needs. They help send children with cancer to summer camp. Both stores volunteered over seventy hours.
April 10, 2015
Taste of the Town – Six partners from the N. 18th location volunteered to set up a booth and pass out samples the deli and bakery to participants. They helped with the Silent Auction and they cleaned up at the end of the night.
March 13, 2015
American Cancer Society Walk – Two partners from our location on Line Ave. volunteered to participate in the annual walk for three hours.
March 7, 2015
Monroe Symphony Book Fair – Partners from N. 18th St. volunteered for ten hours at a local Book Fair. They helped people that purchased books take them to the car and helped people park at the fair. All money raised went to the Monroe Symphony.
March 7, 2015
FRESH 15 – Two partners volunteered to help with the FRESH 15 Race in Tyler, Texas for four hours.
February 14, 2015
5k Race – Volunteers handed out water, bananas and apples to runners after they finish the 5k walk/run. The goal of the event was to promote healthy awareness and raise money to make a donation to a deserving senior to put towards college.
February 12, 2015
Sociology Judge – Store Director Bill Braggs was a judge at Ouachita Jr. High Science Fair. He interacted with the students and leaders of the community. He volunteered for three hours.
January 22, 2015
Bingo for Retirement Home – Two partners volunteered to provide senior citizens with activities at Chauvin Pointe Retirement Community.
January 17, 2015
Paw Petco Offsite Adoption Volunteer Event – Partners took care of animals for two hours. The goal of the event was to get the pets adopted and find forever homes.
September 27, 2014
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Ten partners signed up and participated in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5k. They volunteered for thirty hours.
September 26, 2014
Ouachita Parish High School – Store Director Bill Braggs and a couple of other partners presented Ouachita Parish High with a check for $1,000.
July 29, 2014
Boxing Food – Partners from the DeSiard St. location volunteered for three days sorting and boxing food that was sent out to senior citizens in the area.
July 19, 2014
Wounded Warriors Top Gun Shoot – Four partners from the Cypress St. location volunteered to register the Vets, kept scores and entered them in the for the Top Gun price.
June 23, 2014
Bingo – Partners from the Sterlington Rd. location volunteer each month at Chauvin Nursing Home. They call out the bingo numbers and distribute the prizes.
June 7, 2014
Shelby’s Wish 5K – The Sterlington Rd. location donated 8 cases of water and various other refreshments for runners. Three partners volunteered for nine hours.
June 7, 2014
Bake Sale for Ashlyn’s Fight – Partners Ashlyn was diagnosed with Leukemia and partners at the Sterlington Rd. location volunteered for 30 hours putting together a bake sale and sold bracelets to raise money for her medical expenses.
June 3 – 7, 2014
Softball – A partner from the Cypress location coached a softball team for 10 hours.
May 25, 2014
Relay for Life – A partner from the Sterlington Rd. location volunteered her time to serve hamburgers and hot dogs for 11 hours.
May 24 – June 7, 2014
Special Needs T Ball Team – A partner from the Cypress location volunteered nine hours of her time to coach a Special Needs T Ball Team.
May 23, 2014
Bingo – A partner from the Sterlington Rd. location volunteered two hours to call out bingo numbers and distribute prizes to patients.
May 22 – 27, 2014
Softball – A partner from the Sterlington Rd. location volunteered 18 hours of her time to coach an area softball team.
May 3 – 17, 2014
Special Needs T Ball – One partner volunteered for nine hours to help coach a Special Needs T Ball team.
April 19, 2014
Blood and Bone Marrow Drive – Our location on Sterlington Rd. held a blood and bone marrow drive in the parking lot of the store.
March 21, 2014
Bingo at Chauvin – Partners volunteered for three hours from our Sterlington Road location to play bingo with the residents at Chauvin.
March 15, 2014
Quachita Spanish Club – Four partners volunteered for twenty-eight hours from our Sterlington Rd. location to cook hamburger plate lunches to sell for the Spanish Club fundraiser.
February 22, 2014
Ashley St. Romain Scholarship Run- Seven partners set up tables and handed out fruit, water and sweets to all participants for twenty-eight hours. Volunteers were from the Sterlington Rd. location.
February 15, 2014
Concession Stand – During the month of February, a partner from our Cypress St. location volunteered to sell hot dogs at the local school.
February 15, 2014
5k Run / Walk for Ouachita Baseball Team – Partners from our Sterlington Rd. location prepared fruit and water for the runners.
January 17, 2014
Chauvin Bingo – Two partners from our Sterlington Rd. location volunteered for four hours calling out bingo and helped resident mark their card.
January 8, 2014
Soccer Coach – A partner from our Cypress location in West Monroe volunteers eight hours a week coaching a soccer team.
December 23, 2013
MPOA Feeding the Hungry – Nine partners from our Sterlington Rd. location volunteered for twenty-six hours helping form an assembly line and put together turkey dinners that were distributed to local families.
November 16, 2013
Festival – Two partners from our West Monroe location volunteered to help with a fall festival at a local elementary school for fourteen hours.
October 19, 2013
Big Brothers and Sisters – Ten partners from our Sterlington Rd. location volunteered to sell purple ice cream floats, popcorn and games for local children for ninety hours.
September 28, 2013
Race for the Cure – All Brookshire locations in Monroe and West Monroe volunteered to walk/run and pass out trinkets at the annual Race for the Cure.
June 22, 2013
Ouachita Jr. High Kit Kats – Seven partners from out Sterlington Rd. location sold hamburger plates for $5.00 and raised over $1,600.00 for the local dance team. They volunteered for thirty-nine hours.
June 8, 2013
Shelby’s Wish 5K Run – Nine partners from our Sterlington Rd. location volunteered to hand water and snacks to the runners after they completed the run. Combined they volunteered for thirty-eight hours.
June 1 – 17, 2013
Biedenharn Little League Baseball – Market Manager Ben Bowen from our location in West Monroe volunteers to coach a local little league baseball team during the month.
MAy 30, 2013
Ouachita Parish Public Library – The North 18th location volunteered two hours reading at the public library.
May 22, 2013
Chauvin Pointe Retirement Community – Pharmacy partners from our Sterlington Rd. location put on a Spring Spectacular at a location retirement community. They provided lunch, door prizes, games, Bingo and a scavenger hunt for ten hours.
May 19, 2013
Shelby’s Wish – On the pediatric floors at each of the local hospitals Shelby’s Wish supplies the hospitals with toys, etc. Each month our store on Sterlington Rd. cleans the playroom, refill the supplies and check for broken or missing toys.
April 26, 2013
Jesus Good Shephard School – Eight partners from our N. 18th location volunteered for twenty-one hours to assist with Under the Stars Fundraiser for the school.
April 13, 2013
Camp Quality Telethon – Volunteers from our Sterlington Rd. location volunteered to answer phones and called people asking for donations for Camp Quality. This is a camp for children with cancer and all money raised helps send children free of charge to the camp.
April 13, 2013
Ashley St. Romain 5K Memorial Run – Partners from our Sterlington Rd. location volunteered for forty eight hours handing out water and fruit to all participants. All proceeds go to the Sterlington High School Graduate in the form of a scholarship.
March 23, 2013
Shelby’s Wish Build a Bear – Partners from Sterlington Rd. in Monroe went to Build A Bear where people came in and donated bears. The bears in turn are given to children who are exiting local hospitals after being patients.
March 1, 2013
Reading Around the World – Partners volunteered to read to a Kindergarten class for an hour at local schools.
February 27, 2013
Chauvin Retirement Home – Pharmacy partners at our Sterlington Rd location visits patients monthly and plays bingo and give out prizes to patients.
February 21, 2013
Go Red for Women Heart Association – Annual Go Red for Women fundraising event that took place at the West Monroe Convention Center. Three partners from the North 18th store volunteered for nine hours.
February 2, 2013
Ray Of Hope – Ray of Hope is a food, clothing and household items distribution ministry. They also have GED classes, counseling and other ways to assist those in need. Partners filled bags for the cashiers to sell and donate to Ray of Hope ministries.
February 2, 2013
Paws Pet Parade – The 7th Annual Krewe of Paws parade was held on Feb. 2. The parade was a twist on the traditional Mardi Gras festivities with pets of all sorts in costumes and floats. Partners from our N. 18th location volunteered for six hours.
January 12, 2013
Ray of Hope – Partners from the Sterlington Rd. location sold bags of food and individual cans of food for a non-profit organization that donates food and other items to needy families in the area. Three partners volunteered for twenty-four hours.
December 21, 2012
Christmas Dinner Orders – Partners from the Sterlington Rd. location set up tables with food and then bagged 300 separate bags with food and then given out to needy families in the area. They volunteered for twelve hours.
December 10, 2012
Salvation Army Toy Drive – Partners promoted the annual Salvation Army Toy Drive for needy families in the area. Three partners volunteered for twelve hours.
Month of December
Salvation Army Bell – Several partners from all Monroe locations volunteered to ring the Salvation Army Bell in front of many of our stores. They volunteered over one hundred hours.
October 27, 2012
Ouachita High Soccer Team – The Sterlington Rd. location donated water, hamburger buns and desserts to this fundraiser. All proceeds went to the Ouachita soccer team.
October 17, 2012
Bingo at Chauvin – Each month partners from the Sterlington Rd. location go to Chauvin Retirement Home and play bingo. They award prizes to participants and a partner gave a lecture on health related topics for the elderly. Three partners volunteered for nine hours.
September 29, 2012
Susan Komen Race for the Cure – All Brookshire locations in Monroe participated in the annual Race for the Cure. Thirty-five partners participated in the walk/run and volunteered for forty hours. They had a booth and gave away fruit and other items.
September 25, 2012
Bayou Jamb – Bayou Jamb consists of four high school football jamboree games played at ULM Malone Stadium. All proceeds from the game are distributed between the participating schools. Partners from our Sterlington Rd. location volunteered to take up tickets at the gate.
September 11, 2012
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of NE Louisiana – Partners helped supervise the kids in the pool and then they handed out school supplies that had been donated by the store. Also, they had grand prize drawings. They volunteered for twenty hours.
August 7, 2012
Bingo – Residents at Chauvin Retirement home are treated to Bingo once a month from our Sterlington Rd. partners. A pharmacist student gave a presentation about falling and which medication might cause dizziness.
August 4, 2012
Sidewalk Food Drive – Partners from all Monroe locations helped collect food for the local Food Bank. They volunteered for fifty hours unloading and sorting food.
July 21, 2012
Fill A Trailer Food Drive – Partners from all Brookshire locations in Monroe had pre-bagged canned items that could be purchased and they took monetary donations for the food bank.
April 14, 2012
Camp Quality Telethon – Partners answered phones and took donations to help send young cancer survivors to Camp Quality. All Monroe stores participated and volunteered thirty hours.|
March 31, 2012
3V3 Soccer Tournament – Brookshire’s on Cypress donated water and Powerade to participants of the tournament. Partners formed a team and all proceeds benefited the ULM foundation.
March 24, 2012
Cerebral Palsy Telethon – Partners from all Brookshire locations helped with annual telethon. They participated by answering the phone lines and talking pledges from callers.
March 17, 2012
WYOSA UA Soccer Team –Partners volunteered to help coach a young soccer team. They volunteered 13 hours during the month of March.
March 17, 2012
Ashley St. Romain Run – Partners from our Sterlington Rd. location donated and passed out fruit and water to all runners.
March 7, 2012
Camp Quality – Camp Quality serves children with cancer and their families by providing year-round programs, experiences, and companionship, at no cost. Partners from our N. 18th location had a bake sale and raised over $900.00 for this organization.
February 25, 2012
Families Helping Families – Partners from our Sterlington Rd. location grilled hamburgers and sold plates for $5.00. They raised over $876.65with all proceeds going to Families Helping Families that helps families who have special needs children.
December 3, 2012
Salvation Army Bell Ringers – During the month of December partners from the North 18th St. location volunteered to ring the Salvation Army bell for 30 hours.
November 19, 2011
LA Food Bank Food and Toy Drive – Partners from the North 18th St. store assisted with the Food Bank during the annual Food and Toy Drive. They volunteered for 10 hours.
September 21, 2011
Flu Clinic and Bingo – Each month partners from our Sterlington Rd. location assist with bingo at Chauvin Retirement. The residents are awarded prizes. Also, they set up a flu clinic as some residents are unable to get our. Thirty-two residents participated.
September 17, 2011
Ouachita Parish High School Soccer Team – Partners from our Sterlington Rd. location helped prepare and sell hamburger plate lunches with all proceeds benefiting the high school. They raised $1,003.00 for this benefit. This is the second year Brookshire’s helped sponsor this event.
September 4, 2011
MDA Telethon – Partners from area Brookshire stores assisted with the phone bank during the annual telethon. They volunteered 15 hours.
August 30, 2011
Chauvin Retirement Community – Each month partners volunteer to play bingo with residents at the retirement center. They give away household items to the residents.
August 13, 2011
Habitat for Humanity – Twelve partners volunteered for 48 hours to help with painting and caulking a house.
July 19, 2011
Bingo at Chauvin – Pharmacy partners from our Sterlington Rd. location assist the residents each month with bingo. They gave a presentation on a proactive approach to long term joint care and passed out brochures to residents.
July 4, 2011
Triangle Park Parade – Each year partners assist with drinks and snacks at the July 4th Triangle Park Parade.
July 2 – 3, 2011
MDA – Jerry’s Kids Mobile Drive – Volunteers from the store volunteered over 16 hours to help with the annual mobile drive.
June 25, 2011
Shake for Jake – Our partners handed out water and fruit that had been donated to the participants of the race as they passed the finish line. Partner Kaleb Hanson finished 4th in the race.
June 4, 2011
Monroe Symphony Book Fair – Partners assisted in helping provide used books in good condition to the public for a fraction of the cost. All proceeds are used to help the acclaimed Monroe Symphony Orchestra.
May 26, 2011
Bingo – Twenty one residents from Passman Plaza Retirement Community participate in bingo. Partners from our DeSiard location assist with the game and passing out prizes.
May 19, 2011
Bingo at Chauvin – Partners donated the prizes and called the bingo game at the retirement home. They were over 40 participants this month.
May 8, 2011
PAWS onsite Adoption and Supply Drive – Volunteers from our Sterlington Rd. location washed and prepped the dogs that were to be brought to the store the following day. Many items were donated on Sat. to PAWS.
May 6, 2011
Jesus Good Shepard School Taste and See – All proceeds from Taste and See go directly to youth programs at the church and high school youth program. Partners served food and assisted with silent auction.
April 30, 2011
Paws Pet Super Adoption Day – Partners assisted with pet adoption day. They volunteered 19 hours for the event.
April 29, 2011
Special Olympics – Partners donated over 38 hours to assist with the annual Special Olympics.
April 16, 2011
Fundraiser for Monroe Area Guidance Center – Partners from our Sterlington Rd. location grilled and sold over 420 plates for $6.00 each. The Center helps the mentally ill and homeless in the area.
April 6, 2011
Quachita Jr. High Special Education Class – Assistant Manager Christopher Moss taught proper bagging techniques to class.
April 2, 2011
Telethon – Partners from our North 18th location assisted with the phone telethon to raise money for children with cancer. They donated 23 hours.
April 2, 2011
Camp Quality Fundraiser – Our North 18th location partnered with Camp Quality and passed out brochures and free reusable bags with a donation to Camp Quality.
March 30, 2011
Delta Community College Career Fair – Partners from the corp. warehouse participated in a career fair to speak about careers at Brookshire Grocery Company.
March 11 – 12th, 2011
Bark A Palooza Pet Supply Drove and Pet Adoption – Partners volunteered with the local Humane Society to collect merchandise, raise funds and assist with the animals at our North 18th location. They donated over 67 hours for both days.
March 6, 2011
Lakeshore Elementary School – Assistant Manager Christopher Moss from the DeSiard location helped judge the Social Studies Fair Event. He donated 4 hours for this event.
March 5, 2011
Care Packages for Troops – Partners from our North 18th location put together care packages that were sent to soldiers overseas.
February 26, 2011
MDA Muscle Walk – Four employees helped participants sign up for the MDA Muscle Walk. They donated 12 hours of their time for this event.
December 4, 2010
NE Children’s Museum – Sterlington Rd. partners assisted with the patron’s party for their kick off for the yearly Santa Village. They donated the cupcakes, icing and volunteers.
October 22, 2010
Fall Festival – DeSiard St. partners participated in the retirement homes fall festival. They passed out pharmacy information to residents.
October 9, 2010
Diabetic Day – Event was held in the DeSiard St. pharmacy and partners assisted with testing customers for diabetes. They tested over 25 customers.
September 25, 2010
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Area Monroe Brookshire stores and the distribution center participated in the annual Race for the Cure. Brookshire’s is a sponsor of the event and partners donated many hours to assist with the race.
September 16, 2010
Monroe Taste of Home Cooking Show – Brookshire’s on N. 18th St. helped sponsor event. They showcased their floral, produce, bakery and deli departments.
September 6, 2010
MDA Telethon – Partners from our North 18th location manned the phone bank at the annual Labor Day Telethon benefiting MDA. They donated over 18 hours of their time.
August 18, 2010
Chauvin Retirement Center – Partners from our Sterlington Rd. location call Bingo for the residents at Chauvin Retirement Center the 3rd Wednesday of each month. They play 6 – 8 regular games and 2 blackout games.
July 20, 2010
Bingo at Passman Plaza Retirement Center – DiSaird partners donated their time to play bingo with the residents. They also presented a program regarding dealing with pain and the difference between generic and brand name drugs. They passed out coupons to the residents for Top Care products.
July 17, 2010
Care and Share Food Drive – Partners collected food for families of disasters in the community. This program is coordinated with the food stamp office to get supplies to the people that are in need.
July 10, 2010
Support the Troops – U.S. Soldiers Foundation partnered with Brookshire’s and recently held a drive to collect items for our soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. They boxed the items to send directly to the soldiers. These items collected make life a little easier for our soldier’s morale and spirit.
June 30, 2010
Bingo – Partners from our DeSiard store donated their time to play bingo with 20 residents and checked their blood pressure and provide information about high blood pressure at Passman Center. The winners of bingo were provided prized donated from Brookshire’s.
June 19, 2010
US Soldiers Foundation – Store team from our North 18th St. teamed up with US Soldiers Foundation to raise money to send care packages to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. They raised and also collected a bin of product to put in the packages by customers of the community. The response to the event was overwhelming and the customers were truly grateful they were doing this event for our soldiers.
June 16, 2010
Jogging for Jake – Our DeSiard St. Brookshire’s held a benefit for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN. They decorated 200 bottled waters and had balloons advertising our pharmacy.
June 5, 2010
The Great American Bake Sale was held to benefit Feed the Children’s Foundation. Team of partners from our North 18th St. held a bake sale, hamburger lunch sale and other activities on the parking lot. The money donated helps area children to eat.
May 22, 2010
Community Food Drive for Seeker Springs – Our North 18th St. location sold Food Bags to help Seeker Spring with their summer kids program.
April 24, 2010
The store on Highway 165 teamed up with the Lions Club for free eye screenings for kids.
April 14, 2010
The store helped with Bingo at a nearby retirement plaza.
March 13, 2010
Ears for Evan – Partners from the North 18th St location volunteered their time to help raise money for hearing aids for Evan. They sold hot dogs and drinks and took other donations for Evan. Evan’s parents were very thankful for the contribution that Brookshire’s and the community made to help them.