eegee’s community

eegee’s is proud to be deeply involved with many community organizations. The company sponsors several events each year and contributes products to hundreds of organizations.

Annually, eegee’s donates more than 375,000 loaves of its day-old bread to the Casa Maria Soup Kitchen to help feed the hungry and homeless of Tucson. The Salvation Army receives more than 900 pounds of meat and cheese from eegee’s each month. The company has also received national recognition for its community recycling program, Recycling for People First! – instituted in 1987. In 1995 eegee’s received the Governor’s Pride in Arizona Award for the best recycling program in cities of 80,000 or more residents.

Also in 1995, eegee’s was the recipient of the Tucson Advertising Federation’s first William M. Clements Community Service Award. In November 1999 the company received the National Society of Fund Raising Executives’ Corporate Philanthropy Award in recognition of eegee’s ongoing fund-raising programs for Tucson nonprofit organizations.