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Roundy’s donates bottled water to tornado victims in Illinois

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CHICAGO (WITI) — Mariano’s, one of five grocery banners of Roundy’s Inc., who serves the greater Chicagoland area, are set to deliver an emergency relief donation of water to Illinois tornado victims.

Coordinated through the State of Illinois Emergency Management (IEMA), a full Mariano’s trailer carrying 1,428 cases of Roundy’s bottled water (34,272 individual bottles) will be delivered to Washington, IL Tuesday afternoon, November 19th.

The Mariano’s trailer left Roundy’s distribution center in Oconomowoc, WI at 9 a.m. and was expected to arrive at 1503 Washington Road, Washington, IL at approximately 12:30 p.m.

“We are deeply saddened by the devastation that has taken a toll on this town and many others,” said James Hyland, vice president of investor relations and corporate communications for Roundy’s. “We are dedicated to helping victims in any way we can to make sure impacted communities feel supported through the restoration process.”

Mariano’s is deeply invested in the health, happiness and well-being of its customers. Existing Mariano’s locations in the city of Chicago include South Loop, West Loop, Roscoe Village, Jefferson Park and Lakeshore East. In the suburbs, Mariano’s is located in Arlington Heights, Elmhurst, Frankfort, Harwood Heights, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, Vernon Hills and Wheaton.

Roundy’s is a leading grocer in the Midwest with nearly $4.0 billion in sales and more than 20,000 employees.

Founded in Milwaukee in 1872, Roundy’s operates 163 retail grocery stores and 101 pharmacies under the Pick ’n Save, Rainbow, Copps, Metro Market and Mariano’s retail banners in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois.

Roundy’s is committed to helping the communities its stores serve through the Roundy’s Foundation.

Chartered in 2003, the Roundy’s Foundation mission is to support organizations working to relieve hunger and helping families in crisis due to domestic abuse, neglect and other at-risk situations.

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