Brown’s Partners


Job training pays for both ex-offenders and grocer

In despair, sitting at her kitchen table in Chester, Dayna Chandler, 33, began this calculation: Maybe her three children would be better off if she were dead. A former bank teller, she had a criminal conviction for theft, had been in prison, and hadn’t been able to keep a job for four years, not with that […]

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PA biz owners’ fund helps 1,000 entrepreneurs cut off from government aid

As the first wave of the pandemic was raging and businesses were reeling from the shutdown, a group of Philadelphia-area business leaders brainstormed ways to help. While state and federal financial aid were supposedly available, many mom-and-pop enterprises struggled to access the money. With experience in industries ranging from supermarkets to corporate law, the group came up […]

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Brown’s ShopRite Partners grant a wish

Brown’s ShopRite of Roxborough, in collaboration with U.S. Global Glow and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, granted a special little boy an exciting wish. Jared, a 9-year-old boy with cancer received his wish for an above ground pool this summer through Make-A-Wish Foundation, long known for the charitable wishes they bestow on children with life-threatening medical conditions. […]

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The Better Box, LLC Partners With Supermarkets To Open Kiosks Throughout Pandemic

It’s hard to believe that one year has flown by ever since Vittoria Woodill stopped eating out for Taste with Tori segments and started ordering delivery to her door. So on this throwback Thursday, Tori is joining us from her backyard, reliving her first Takeout with Tori featuring The Better Box, LLC. Throwing it back […]

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ShopRite owner Jeff Brown forms partnerships with Philadelphia’s Black-owned food businesses

The coronavirus pandemic was ravaging companies and government money was nowhere in May 2020, when a group of business leaders created the Pennsylvania 30-Day Fund to offer grants and forgivable loans to small businesses. Jeff Brown, who owns a dozen supermarkets in the Philadelphia region, said he and other fund founders took the vetting process […]

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Local Boy received a $1,025 donation from Jeff Brown

When Micah Harrigan started selling flavored lemonade at the age of eight, he had no idea that his business would grow so quickly. Now he’s planning to sell his lemonade from a food truck. Micah has received a $1,025 donation from Jeff Brown, president of Brown’s SuperStores, for his truck.

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Brown’s Mission And Philosophy Interview

Jeffrey Brown tells the story of what drives the mission of Brown’s Super Stores…authentic products like our delicious sweet potato pies, connecting with people of the community, the “Wall of Values”, and being involved with leaders of the community to solve problems. In this video you can also listen to community leaders and what the […]

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Uplift Solutions – Sustainable Food Systems

In 2009, Jeffrey and Sandy Brown created a 501C(3) called UpLift Solutions. The nonprofit would be dedicated to improving access to basic needs for low income communities through grocery store development and assisting with this goal across the country. One of its three program areas is Sustainable Food Systems, which offers grocers, nonprofits, government and […]

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