January 23, 2016
Volunteer Services – One partner from the Mansfield Rd. location volunteered to assist with various duties at Pet Savers of Shreveport, a no kill shelter. Various volunteer duties include walking dogs, watering dogs and cats and cleaning cages.
January 12, 2016
Medicare Part B and D Discussion – The pharmacy manager spoke to Senior Citizens at Mt. Bethel No. 1 Baptist Church for two hours answering questions about Medicare Parts B and D.
December 12, 2015
Pictures with Santa – Four partners set up pictures with Santa, passed out Brookshire’s Gift Cards to customers who purchased Brookshire’s Brand products and set up outside games, for kids. Pictures were held during the Brookshire’s Flash Sale for five hours.
October 22, 2015
ExtraPoint – Partners volunteered during the halftime of C.E. Byrd High School to present the school with a $1,000 check to the athletic department.
October 10. 2015
Red River Revel – Fourteen partners from the Mansfield Rd. location volunteered to participate in the Brookshire Grocery Store that was set up for the children to shop at the Revel. They helped set the store up, helped the children shop, and the night shift broke everything down for the next day shopping experience.
October 10, 2015
ExtraPoint Check Presentation – Partners from the North Market location presented a $1,000 check to Green Oaks High School during the halftime of the game.
October 7, 2015
Red River Revel – Eight partners from the King’s Hwy. location volunteered to work at Red River Revel for 38 hours. They assisted the children with putting items back on the shelf and helped them fill their buggies.
October 6, 2015
Red River Revel – Nine partners from the Pines Rd. volunteered to help at Red River Revel. They volunteered to help the children shop for over 40 hours.
October 3, 2015
Red River Revel – Nine partners from the Bert Kouns location volunteered for 54 hours assisting school children with their shopping at the mini grocery store.
September 26, 2015
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Five partners from the Lion Ave. location volunteered for 25 hours at the annual Race for the Cure.
September 26, 2015
Scooter Baby Ministries – Two partners from the Pines Rd. location volunteered to assist with games. Each partner had their game station in which they supervised. They volunteered for 11 hours.
September 25, 2015
Calvary Baptist Academy – One person from the Bert Kouns location presented a check for $1,000 to the school during the halftime of the football game.
September 24, 2015
American Child Daycare – One partner helped host a field trip for her daycare for one hour.
September 18, 2015
ExtraPoint Check Presentation – Two partners from the North Market location presented a $1,000 check to Northwood High School during the halftime activities.
August 9, 2015
Turner Elementary School Open House – One partner from the Pines Rd. location volunteered to helped greet parents as they entered, helped them sign in and pass out paperwork for two hours.
June 27, 2015
Morris Claiborne Football Camp – Six partners from the King’s Hwy. location volunteered to assist at the football camp for 48 hours. The event was held at Independence Stadium.
June 20, 2015
Gentleman Cooking Classic – Many of the Brookshire’s locations in Shreveport participated in the annual Cooking Classic.
June 13, 2015
Fun in the Park – Four partners from King’s Hwy. location volunteered to participate in the event for the community. They volunteered for 14 hours.
June 6, 2015
Impact Benton – Four partners from the King’s Hwy. location volunteered to help clean up the community in Benton for 32 hours.
May 30, 2015
Jeremy Mincey’s Football Camp – Four partners from the Lion Ave. location volunteered for 32 hours at the football camp at Shreveport Independence Stadium.
May 15, 2015
Field Day – Five partners volunteered for 30 hours from the Pines Rd. location to assist the student at Mooretown Elementary School with their annual Field Day. They helped with the concession and on the field for activities.
May 15, 2015
Field Day – Two partners from the Pines Rd. location volunteered to run the concession at Field Day at Turner Elementary School for 11 hours.
April 3 – 15, 2015
Shreveport Youth Spring Fling – Two partners from the Mansfield Rd. location volunteered to be chaperones for youth trips during spring break for 14 hours. This program benefits underprivileged youth of Shreveport.
April 23, 2015
SciPort Discovery Center – One partner from the King’s Rd. location volunteered to chaperone an educational field trip to SciPort Discovery Center for Stanley High School Pre-K. for seven hours.
April 11, 2015
Run with the Nuns – One partner from the Kings Hwy. location volunteered for eight hours for this event.
March 28, 2015
Cork Festival – Two partners from the Lion Rd. location set up and gave out samples at the annual Cork Festival. They volunteered for fourteen hours.
March 26, 2015
Huntington High School DECA Ceremony – One partner from our Pine Rd. location volunteered to honor businesses for employment for young teenagers while still in school. The partner helped by representing BGC for two hours.
March 26, 2015
Dr. Seuss – Two partners from our Pines Rd. location read to students for three hours. The goal and purpose of this event was to celebrate Dr. Seuss birthday.
March 7, 2015
FRESH 15 – Several Brookshire volunteers assisted with the race in Tyler, Texas. Some ran the race and other assisted with the kid’s race and passing out water.
February 8, 2015
Salvation Army Shelter Feeding Program – The goal for this event was donating can foods for the purpose of a Gift-in-Kind by volunteering to feed the men and women during their lunch service. Two partners volunteered for six hours from the Mansfield Rd. location.
February 7, 2015
Pack 301 Valentine Event – Three partners from the Mansfield Rd. location volunteered to help stuff 250 bags of candy for the event. They volunteered for sixteen hours.
January 24, 2015
Supportive Integrated Services, Inc. – Two partners from the Mansfield Rd. location volunteered to give a donation on behalf of Brookshire Grocery Company. The purpose is to get men in the community involved with their families.
January 24, 2015
Boy Scouts of American Annual Meeting for 2015 – Two partners from the Mansfield Rd. location volunteered to meet and help take part in any upcoming events by participating, helping, volunteering and donating items needed for the event.
December 6, 2014
Animal Shelter – Two partners from the Mansfield Rd. location volunteered for two hours helping clean the kennels, walking the dogs, cleaning litter boxes and socializing with the animals to get them used to human contact for adoptions.
November 1, 2014
Susan G. Komen Walk – All Brookshire stores in Shreveport participated in the annual Susan G. Komen Walk in Shreveport. All proceeds benefited the Breast Cancer Research.
October 30, 2014
Ark-La-Tex Agri Council Jr. Livestock Sale – Two market managers attended the Livestock Sale at the Louisiana State Fair to represent Brookshire Grocery Company. They purchased five animals including the Grand Champion Broilers.
October 24, 2014
Promoting Extra Point Program – Four partners from the Mansfield Rd. location volunteered to give back to the community during the local football game. They presented a check during the halftime.
October 11, 2014
Red River Revel – All Brookshire stores participated in the annual little Brookshire Grocery Store that is set up for children to shop. They volunteered each morning and afternoon to help the children in the store.
October 9, 2014
Byrd High School – Partners from the King’s Hwy. location presented a check to the school during the halftime game.
October 3, 2014
North Desoto High School – Three partners from the Mansfield Rd. location presented a check to the school during the halftime.
October 3, 2014
Muscular Dystrophy Association – Three partners from the Mansfield Rd. location volunteered to assist at the Lock-Up at Great Raft Brewing Company for nine hours. All proceeds benefit a child with MDA.
October 2, 2014
MSA – Muscular Dystrophy Association – Three partners from the Mansfield Rd. location volunteered to help raise money to provide treatment for a child.
September 30, 2014
Business Expo and Taste of Southern Hills – Eight partners from the Mansfield Rd. location volunteered to meet and greet customers, business owners and gain customers, answer any questions of concerns that anyone may have. They volunteered for twenty-four hours.
September 25, 2014
Field Trip – Partners from our location on King’s Hwy. hosted a pre-K trip for American Child Pre-K. They learned about different products around the store in each dept. Each child was given an opportunity to go through the transaction process at the register by purchasing a banana and receiving change and a receipt.
September 23, 2014
Hattie Perry Community Day – Seven partners from the Pines Rd. location volunteered to help serve food to the community for twenty-two hours.
September 19, 2014
The NAACP 100 Years Celebration – One partner volunteered for two hours to help educate people as to their constitutional right and the vision of the NAACP to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination.
September 17, 2014
Life Share Blood Drive – Partners from the Mansfield Rd. location helped a church with a blood drive for six hours.
July 4, 2014
Fireworks on the River – Fifteen partners from the Lion Ave. location volunteered to assist with cooking, serving and cleaning up after serving hamburgers in the VIP section at the Fireworks Show. They volunteered over one hundred hours.
June 21, 2014
David Rhaines Health Fair – A bakery partner from the Kings Hwy. location volunteered to set up a table and pass out Brookshire items to participants for five hours.
June 21, 2014
Southern Gentleman’s Cooking Classic – All Brookshire locations in Shreveport were involved in the Cooking Classic. The purpose of the event is to raise money for scholarships for the Shreveport/Bossier City area students.
June 5, 2014
Northwest LA. Food Bank – Store Director DeWayne Biley and his wife attended the Food Bank meeting for three hours.
May 31, 2014
Hero’s Return Flight – Partners from all Brookshire locations were on hand at Shreveport Regional Airport to welcome back the World War II Vets from Washington.
May 29, 2014
Hero’s Flight – Partners from all Brookshire locations in and around Shreveport assisted with the food and luggage of the World War II Vets leaving for Washington.
May 16, 2014
Torch Race – The torch passed through town and stopped at Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office. A partner volunteered for three hours to assist with the program. The torch continued on to Hammond, La for the state games.
May 14, 2014
Special Olympics – A partner from the Pines Rd. location assisted participates in the Special Olympics in the swimming races for four hours.
May 13, 2014
Boys and Girls Club – Store Director Anthony Grant did a check presentation to the Boys and Girls Club in Shreveport.
May 9, 2014
Donation to the Troops – All store locations in Shreveport volunteered to donate and help sort beef jerky for the troops.
May 9, 2014
Mooretown Elementary Field Day – Partners from the Pines Rd. location volunteered for twelve hours working the concession stand during the Field Day.
May 2, 2014
Turner Elementary/Middle School Field Day – Three partners volunteered to assist with outdoor field exercises and volunteered in the concession stand for fifteen hours.
May 2, 2014
Southern Hill Field Day – Three partners volunteered to assist with outside activities at the yearly field day for twelve hours.
April 27, 2014
March of Dimes – Partners from the Lion Ave. location set up a booth at the March of Dimes event and volunteered for thirty-one hours.
April 25, 2014
Walk Your Heart – Partners volunteered for walk for twelve hours for the Heart Association.
April 24, 2014
Shreveport Chamber of Commerce – All stores attended the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet for six hours.
April 12, 2014
Cork Festival – Three partners participated in the event for twenty-one hours.
April 5, 2014
Hattie Perry Park East Egg Hunt – Partners from the Pines Rd. location volunteered to assist with the annual Easter Egg Hunt held at Hattie Perry Park.
March 3, 2014
Dr. Seuss Birthday – Four partners read books and judged costume contest at Creswell Elementary School for eight hours.
March 2, 2014
Highland Mardi Gras Parade – For the annual parade four partners volunteered to set up, direct and clean up on the parade route for twenty hours.
March 1, 2014
Fresh 15K Run – Run was held at Fresh in Tyler, Texas and partners from all stores volunteered to walk/run or cheer for over one hundred hours.
February 19, 2014
Check Presentation – Store Director Dewayne Biley presented a check to the Boy’s and Girl’s Club for one hours.
February 18, 2014
Caddo Parish School Board Meeting – Store Director Dewayne Biley congratulated C. E. Byrd for reaching the state football team finals.
February 17, 2014
GSLPG Girl Scouts – The stores helped with the local Girl Scout with their set up and selling of Girl Scout.
February 8, 2014
Shreveport-Bossier-Desoto African American Awards – Two partners attended the local awards banquet and scholarship program.
January 21, 2014
NW LA Food Bank – A partner took a tour of the facilities of the Food Bank and meeting to explain services offered.
December 13, 2013
Youth Obesity Walk – A partner walked in Delta Sigma Theta event to help prevent child obesity.
November 17, 2013
Log Jammers Run – Partners from all Shreveport locations participated in the Log Jammers Run held in downtown. They volunteered to run, walk and pass out water, etc.
November 16, 2013
Highland Jazz and Blues Festival – Several partners helped monitored parking and keeping traffic flowing, helped prepare and serve food to patrons of the festival.
November 10, 2013
Veterans Week Celebration – Partners participated in the Veterans recognition/appreciation day at Mary Springhill for eight hours.
November 9, 2013
TWTF COI Leadership/Mentorship Summit – Two partners helped set up classrooms for the annual summit. Also, they taught a class on servant leadership and sat on a panel for mentoring young males at LLB Charter School.
November 4, 2013
Veteran’s Week –Six partners participated in church service, parades, award banquet and pinning ceremonies for over fifty hours.
November 2, 2013
Susan Komen Run – Partners from all Brookshire locations participated in the annual race. They walk, ran and passed out fruit and water to participants.
October 30, 2013
Creswell Elementary School Parade – The event was held on the school lawn and two partners volunteered for ten hours.
October 15, 2013
Oil City – During the event partners served hot dogs, chips and drinks during national night out.
October 11, 2013
Creswell Elementary Leadership Carnival – Four partners helped with reading exercise and grading of leadership tests for eleven hours.
October 10, 2013
Red River Revel – Partners helped assist parents and children in the Brookshire booth at the annual event. They also helped clean and close down the event for the night.
June 22, 2013
Gentleman’s Cooking Classic – Event was hosted by Brookshire and Super 1 Foods and Chef Glenn Terrell sample food. Partners from all Shreveport and Super 1 locations participated in the event with all proceeds going towards a scholarship at Southern University Shreveport Foundation.
April 19, 2013
Woodlawn Middle School – Store Trainer Carla Williams from our Pines Rd. location volunteered for one hour to speak to students about filling out a job application and proper dress attire.
June 1, 2013
Painting Elementary Classrooms – Partners from out N. Market location volunteered for sixteen hours painting classrooms.
May 13, 2013
Turner Elementary Field Day – Our partners from our Pines Rd. location volunteered to assist students during their annual field day at Turner Elementary School for eighteen hours.
April 26, 2013
Mooretown and Apollo Elementary School Field Day – Partners from our Pines Rd. location volunteered over twenty-five hours during the school’s field day. They assisted the students and teachers during their field events.
May 11, 2013
Apollo School Fun Run – Two partners from our Kings Hwy. location passed out bananas and water to participants during the race.
April 26, 2013
MOD Walk for Babies – Partners from our Line Ave. and Mansfield Rd. locations volunteered to set up a booth and they passed out water to race participants for sixty hours.
April 20, 2013
Salvation Army – Three partners from out Mansfield Rd. location volunteered to help Salvation Army with their annual sale.
March 23, 2013
Hattie Perry Park Easter Egg Hunt – Five partners from our Pines Rd. location volunteered to help hide eggs and then assisted with the hunt for thirteen hours.
March 23, 2013
Highland Easter Celebration – Three partners from our Kings Hwy. location volunteered to help with face painting, games and serving meals for nine hours.
February 12, 2013
Creswell Elementary School Mardi Gras Parade – Partners from the Kings Hwy. location volunteered to judge the parade for one hour.
February 10, 2013
Highland Mardi Gras Parade – Three partners from the Kings Hwy. location helped the youth and elderly secure seating and positions along the parade route. They volunteered for nine hours.
February 3, 2013
Black History Parade – During the Black History Parade two partners helped with decorating and keeping refreshments on the Grand Marshall’s float.
January 30, 2013
Special Education – Volunteers from the Bert Kohns location volunteered to help at Platt Elementary with the special education classes. Partners volunteered for three hours.
December 17, 2012
Creswell Christmas Extravaganza and Decorating Contest – Our Kings Hwy. partners judged the Christmas tree decorating contest and helped with props and protocol for Christmas play and musical. They volunteered for five hours.
November 16 – 17, 2013
Highland Jazz and Blues Festival – Partners volunteered to help different charities set up, man their booths and clean up after festival. They volunteered for twenty-seven hours.
October 29, 2013
Greater New Zion FGBC Fall Festival – During the annual fall festival partners helped judge pumpkin carving contest and assisted in booths for nine hours.
October 26, 2013
5K Run with the Nuns – Partners from our Bert Kohns location worked in a concession booth during the annual run. They volunteered for sixteen hours.
October 20, 2012
WWII Veterans Return – Partners from all Brookshire locations in Shreveport volunteered to welcome the WWII veterans back from their trip from Washington. They volunteered over fifteen hours.
October 18, 2012
WWII Heroes Flight – Volunteers from all Shreveport Brookshire locations helped send the WWII vets on an all expense paid trip to Washington to view the monuments. They helped serve them breakfast, loaded luggage and cheered as they boarded the bus to Dallas.
October 6 – 13, 2012
Red River Revel – Partners volunteered to help children shop in the mock grocery store, checked them out and restocked the items. Over forty partners volunteered over one hundred hours at the annual event.
October 6, 2012
Feed the Homeless – Annual fish fry sponsored by the American Legion Post #44. Partners from our Pines Rd. location volunteered to help cook and serve.
October 2, 2012
National Night Out – Our Bert Kourns location volunteered for National Night Out at Union Masonic Hall. Partners helped stuff bags, set up for the event and assisted cleaning up. They volunteered for forty-one hours.
September 15, 2012
Susan Komen Walk for the Cure – Partners from all over Shreveport volunteered to help pass out fruit and other items at the walk/run. Over one hundred partners volunteered over two hundred and fifty hours.
July 28 -29, 2012
Weekend of the Cross – Kings Hwy. partners donated and supported crews that refurbished houses in neighborhoods in Shreveport in conjunction with the United Methodist Church and Centenary College. They volunteered for ten hours.
July 28, 2012
Habitat for Humanity – This organization builds and gives away a house per year to a deserving citizen in the community. Partners from our Kings Hwy. location volunteered fifteen hours to help with the house.
May 11, 2012
Field Day – Partners from our Pine’s Rd. location participated in field days at Mooretown and Turner Elementary Schools. They volunteered for over twenty hours.
May 4, 2012
Southern Hills Elementary Field Day – Partners from our Pine’s Rd. location volunteered for ten hours at the field day.
April 28, 2012
Walk for Babies – Partners set up a booth and gave away fruit and other items during the annual walk. They volunteered over seventy-five hours.
April 20, 2012
Special Olympics – This annual event is held at Lee Hedges Stadium with all Brookshire locations in Shreveport volunteering for the day. Partners gave out fruit, helped with participants during the games and gave out ribbons after each event.
March 23, 2012
Taste of Home Cooking Show – Partners assisted with the Taste of Home Cooking Show held at Diamond Jack’s Casino. They volunteered to help pass our bags of groceries to participants.
March 22, 2012
Boys and Girls Club – Store Director DeWayne Biley attended this luncheon and help the Salvation Army plan their calendar year.
March 19, 2012
ARTini Party – 3rd annual fundraiser for Shreveport Arts. Event was held at Boomtown Casino with a silent auction and art show.
March 17, 2012
Legacy Spring Sprint – Partners from our N. Mkt. location teamed with Legacy Elementary and assisted in the 5K and Bear Run. All proceeds from the walk go towards helping build a school track and purchase more playground equipment for the school.
March 2, 2012
Reading Across America – Two partners from our Pines Road store participated in Reading Across America at Moore Town Elementary School. They read books to the children for a total of 7 hours.
February 19, 2012
Highland Mardi Gras Parade – Volunteers from our Kings Hwy. location helped distribute ice and other items for the Columbia Café float in the parade.
February 11, 2012
Black History Parade – All Brookshire locations in Shreveport participated in the Black History Parade.
February 6, 2012
Store Tour – Our store on Pines Rd. hosted a store tour for autism students from a local school.
January 12, 2012
MLK Parade – Most of our Brookshire stores participated in the annual parade.
January 3, 2012
Southern Loop Clean Up – Volunteers from our Bert Kouns location volunteered over 24 hours to help clean the Southern Loop.
December 12, 2011
School Tour – Students from Brown E. Moore Elementary Head Start Program toured the store. Partners talked to them about eating healthy and the nutritional values of items.
December 5, 2011
Rose Center – Partners from the Pines Rd. store helped students from Apollo Elementary School with the Rose Garden Christmas Card Display at the Rose Center.
November 5, 2011
Family Fitness Fun Day – Event was held at Betty Virginia Park and partners from all over Shreveport participated. They held a workshop on Nu-Val and gave out fruit and information regarding our stores.
October 8, 2011
Walk for Downs – Annual Buddy Walk sponsored by the National Down Syndrome Society to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness month in October. It was a family friendly event. This is their group’s annual fundraiser.
September 21, 2011
Creswell Elementary School – Partners from the King’s Hwy. location volunteered to read to students. Also, they helped to get transfer students and their parents orientated to Caddo Parish school curriculum.
September 17, 2011
Susan Komen Race for the Cure – Area Brookshire stores participated in the annual race and walk. They volunteered over 200 hours for this event. All proceeds benefit breast cancer research.
August 27, 2011
On Track For A Cure – Brookshire’s is a proud sponsor of The American Cancer Society. Volunteers helped assist with the fundraiser that is held every year.
August 13, 2011
Back To School Supply and Clothes Giveaway – Partners from the area Shreveport locations participated in the annual giveaway that serves many students from the local area.
June 17, 2011
Spare the Pair – Fundraiser for the Susan Komen 3 Day for the Cure. Partners paid $25.00 to bowl for three hours with all proceeds going to Susan Komen Breast Cancer Awareness and Research.
June 16, 2011
Southern Living Cooking Classic – Event was held at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs and was a fundraiser for Southern University. Partners from each Brookshire’s in Shreveport participated.
May 16, 2011
Walk for Babies – Store Director Zac Palmer participated in the March of Dimes Walk for Babies.
May 16, 2011
Northwood Field Day – Our N. Market location assisted the Northwood Elementary School with their Field Day. Partners helped with games and passed out food and water to participants.
May 14, 2011
Shreveport Police Benefit – Partners from Bert Kouns location assisted at the Police Benefit. They volunteered over 12 hours.
May 12, 2011
Veteran’s Return – Partners from over Shreveport welcomed the return of the WWII Veterans back from their trip to Washington DC at Shreveport Regional Airport.
May 10, 2011
WWII Trip to Washington – Partners from Shreveport met at Shreveport Regional Airport for the WWII Vet send off.
May 6, 2011
March of Dimes – Volunteers from out Line Ave. store participated in the March of Dimes board and planning meetings.
May 5 – 6, 2011
Special Olympics – Partners from all Shreveport locations helped in the Special Olympics at Lee Hedges Stadium. They assisted participants in many areas and over 200 hours was volunteered.
April 22, 2011
March of Dimes Telethon – Many partners volunteered from out Line Ave. location for the Telethon. They volunteered over 28 hours.
April 30, 2011
Bossier Arts Council Martini – Partners volunteered their time to assist the Chamber of Commerce with the event.
April 11, 2011
Dixie Ball Field – Partners from our Bert Kouns location volunteered at Dixie ball field.
April 11, 2011
Relay for Life – Partners participated in the annual Relay For Life. Shreveport stores volunteered over 100 hours for this event.
April 10, 2011
Bodcau National Park Trail – Bert Kouns partners donated their time to helping clean up the trail.
March 31, 2011
Southern Hills Business Expo – Partners from all Brookshire stores in Shreveport participated in the business expo. They handed out Brookshire information to participants.
March 25, 2011
Bethany Baptist Church Wild Game Dinner – Partners from our Bert Kouns location assisted in the Wild Game Dinner.
February 12, 2011
African American Awards Banquet – Banquet recognizes people who have made a positive contribution to the community. Proceeds are used to help individuals further their education by providing scholarships. Partners from our Pines Rd. location attended.
February 12, 2011
Food Club Frenzy – Partners assisted with the Food Club Frenzy from our Barksdale Blvd. location.
September 25, 2010
Highland Clean Team – Community Renewal and Brookshire’s on King’s Hwy. together gathered and donated supplies to students and faculty at Creswell Elementary.
September 24, 2010
Lee Hedges Stadium – Our store on King’s Hwy. threw footballs to fans at the high school football game.
September 23, 2010
Byrd High School – Southwind Football Game – Partners from our King’s Hwy. store threw footballs to fans at the game.
September 18, 2010
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Area Shreveport Brookshire stores participated in the annual Race for the Cure. Brookshire’s is a sponsor of the event and partners donated over 400 hours for this event.
April 30, 2010
The store on Pines Road participated in the annual Relay for Life event.
April 10, 2010
Several employees from Shreveport stores participated in the MLK Great American Clean-Up.