Tag: Community


Mollie Stone’s Markets Celebrates 30th Anniversary: Giving $30,000 to 30 Local Non-Profits

Pictured Above: The San Francisco SPCA with Grand Central store manager, David Parrisher, and Mollie Stone’s COO, Steve Stamos

To commemorate our 30th Anniversary, Mollie Stone’s Markets has celebrated by showing our appreciation to our customers and our community with give-a-ways, in-store food samplings, store-wide sales, and $30,000 donated to local schools and non-profits.

Personal Care

Easy Ways To Live Greener For Earth Day

We all do our best to recycle, reduce and reuse year-round, but Earth Day (coming up on April 22) is a good reminder to think up additional ways to lessen our ecological footprints. (Take the Earth Day Network’s Ecological Footprint Quiz here to find out what impact your lifestyle has on the planet.)

Many small changes by individuals can amount to a big impact across the entire population. Keep reading for easy suggestions on how to reduce waste, save water, conserve ..read more


Buster Posey’s Secret Weapon: BODYARMOR

The baseball season is long and grueling, and in order to perform at his best on the field each day, Buster Posey takes his training and nutrition seriously. Buster was introduced to BODYARMOR sports drink a couple of years ago and has since made it a key part of his daily routine. He joins an impressive roster of young, superstar athletes including Andrew Luck, Mike Trout, LeSean McCoy, Rob Gronkowski, James Harden and Kevin Love.

BODYARMOR is an upgraded sports drink ..read more


Share Your Bag of One Planet Organic Granola

One Planet Organic Granola has partnered with Bay Area food banks for a “Share Your Bag of Granola!” promotion. For every bag of One Planet purchased at Mollie Stone’s now through March 30, 2013, One Planet will donate a bag of wholesome granola to our local food banks. Founder & CMO Sandra Madanat told us: “We created our company with the intention of being aware, not only of the food we eat but the community around us. We are thankful ..read more


The First of Many Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Mollie Stone’s

Mollie Stone’s is the first California-based grocery store to offer ChargePoint Electric Vehicle Charging Stations!

We are excited to make the electric vehicle charging stations available to our Sausalito customers beginning on February 7, 2013 and will soon install stations at our Burlingame and Palo Alto locations. Customers are offered one hour of free charging while they are shopping at Mollie Stone’s.

Mollie Stone’s has partnered with the ChargePoint network of charging stations and smart phone applications. These free mobile apps provide an easy ..read more


Heart Watch IV Comes to Mollie Stone’s

Awareness of one’s own health is important. Eating healthy and exercising are not enough! Steps must be taken to make sure the body is in proper working order. Just as one would take their car to the mechanic when it “just doesn’t sound right,” one must also “listen” to the body’s signals of possible problems.

Health Screening by Heart Watch IV is an excellent beginning. Heart Watch IV is a fully insured State & Federal CLIA-Certified laboratory (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments), ..read more


Interview with Daryl Groom of Colby Red Wine

When we found out about the heart touching and inspiring background of Colby Red Wine, we got in touch with the winemaker, Daryl Groom, to get the full story.

Daryl Groom is an Australia native that has been in the wine industry for over 25 years. He spent 16 years as senior red winemaker at Penfolds in Australia before joining Alexander Valley’s Geyser Peak Winery in 1989. There, he earned eight national and international awards for Winery of the Year and ..read more


Colby Red Wine, Supporting Charities That Promote Heart Health

Colby Red, a California Red Wine Blend made by Australian winemaker Daryl Groom, is dedicated to raising awareness for heart disease. The proceeds support charities that promote heart health. The Groom Family has made significant donations to the American Heart Association, Mended Little Hearts, Children’s Heart Camps, families in need and many other cardiac research organizations. Proceeds from sales of Colby Red at Mollie Stone’s will go to local cardiac health organizations.


2nd Annual Cans for Fans: Help end hunger this holiday season

In an effort to end hunger this holiday season, Mollie Stone’s will donate a can to our local food banks on behalf of our Facebook followers from December 4, 2012 through January 4, 2013. Help us feed those in need by Liking our Facebook Page, selecting your preferred food bank (San Francisco & Marin Food Banks or Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties), and Sharing Cans for Fans with your Facebook friends to help us make ..read more


Paint the Castro Red on December 1, 2012

Mollie Stone’s is proud to sponsor Paint the Castro Red together with the Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation’s Help Is On The Way For The Holidays XI.

Taking place on World AIDS Day – Saturday, December 1, 2012 – Paint the Castro Red commemorates the many San Franciscans who have been lost to AIDS and inspire our community into action by raising funds for HIV/AIDS service providers and offering free HIV testing.

Mollie Stone’s Castro, along with other upper Market and Castro Street businesses, ..read more