Safeway raises $13.2 million for prostate cancer research


NEW YORK Prostate cancer research got an infusion Tuesday as Safeway announced that it had raised $13.2 million in a June fundraiser.

The supermarket chain has raised $42 million for prostate cancer research since 2000 through Safeway stores, as well as banners such as Vons, Carrs, Randalls and Genuardi’s. Safeway conducts the campaigns in partnership with the Prostate Cancer Foundation.

Safeway had sales of $42.3 billion last year in the 1,740 stores it operates in the United States and Canada.

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