Big Y in the News
Headquartered in Springfield, MA, Big Y is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England. Proud to be family owned and operated, they currently operate 61 locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts with over 10,000 employees. Founded in 1936 by brothers Paul and Gerald D'Amour, the store was named after an intersection in Chicopee, Massachusetts where two roads converge to form a "Y".
Big Y in the News contains excerpts from press releases that have been sent to local media.
Our Most Recent Releases:
- 2014-02-25Second Annual 5K Grape Chase Road Race Steps Off April 26
Eastern States Exposition and Table & Vine have partnered to present the second annual 5K Grape Chase Road Race April 26 on the grounds of Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass.
- 2014-02-18Six Food Retailers Recognized for Community Outreach Programs and Charitable Initiatives
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today announced the six winners of its 2013 Community Outreach Awards.
- 2014-02-03VEGGIE FRIES REVOLUTIONIZES FROZEN FRENCH FRY CATEGORY
Big Y Foods, Inc. is proud to Announce that Veggie Fries are available at Big Y Supermarkets.
- 2014-01-07126,000 LBS. OF FOOD DONATED
In a chain-wide effort to help the hungry within their local communities, Big Y's 4th annual Sack Hunger/Care To Share Program brought 15,741 bags of food to local charities.
- 2014-01-06Big Y Pharmacies Offer Innovative Services for Their Blind and Vision-Impaired Customers
Big Y has teamed with En-Vision America, a creator of specialty labels, to offer these new services for its customers.
- 2013-12-19Big Y Donates $40,000.00 to Red Cross for Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Relief
Officials from Big Y World Class Markets presented a check for $40,000 to the American Red Cross to support Red Cross relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.
- 2013-12-16BIG Y OPENS 1ST FUEL & CONVENIENCE LOCATION
Big Y Express Fuel and Convenience opened this past week at 320 Housatonic St. in Lee, MA on Rt. 20 off exit 2 of the Massachusetts Turnpike