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Natural Grocers® Supports Regional American Red Cross Tornado Relief Efforts by Collecting Donations at Select Stores in Iowa and Texas

Company's good4uSM Crew will be accepting monetary donations at three locations through June 30

LAKEWOOD, Colo., May 31, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers®, the leading family-operated organic and natural grocery retailer in the U.S. is collecting donations for the American Red Cross to benefit communities affected by the recent severe tornado damage at three select stores in Iowa and Texas.

Funds will go to the American Red Cross, and its ongoing regional tornado relief efforts.

Customers can donate $1, $5, or $10 at the register at the following stores: 

These funds will go to the American Red Cross, and its ongoing regional tornado relief efforts.

One of the Natural Grocers' founding principles is a "Commitment to Community." In the decades since its inception, Natural Grocers has developed enduring partnerships with various charities, non-profits and organizations that better the lives of communities in the 21 states the company serves. Charitable partners include organizations that focus on fighting food insecurity, fostering sustainability and protecting the planet, civil rights advocacy, scholarship endowments and providing relief to communities impacted by natural disasters.

"Natural Grocers considers our customers and community members family. In the event of emergencies or natural disasters, we work together as a company to render aid and support," said Raquel Isely, Vice President of Marketing for Natural Grocers. "This effort comes at the tail end of a recent Mid-west regional fundraiser held at all Natural Grocers stores in Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma to support tornado relief efforts. We thank our local good4uSM Crew for communicating these often-immediate requests for assistance to our Operations and Marketing Teams so we can act swiftly to help those in need."

Founded in 1955, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC) is an expanding specialty retailer of natural and organic groceries, body care products, and dietary supplements. The products sold by Natural Grocers must meet strict quality guidelines and may not contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or sweeteners, or partially hydrogenated or hydrogenated oils. The Company sells only USDA-certified organic produce and exclusively pasture-raised, non-confinement dairy products, and free-range eggs. Natural Grocers' flexible smaller-store format allows it to offer affordable prices in a shopper-friendly, clean, and convenient retail environment. The Company also provides extensive free science-based Nutrition Education programs to help customers and Crew make informed health and nutrition choices. Natural Grocers is committed to its 5 Founding Principles—including its "Commitment to Community" and "Commitment to Crew". In fiscal year 2023, the Company invested $15 million in incremental compensation and discretionary payments for Crew. Headquartered in the Union Square neighborhood of Lakewood, CO, Natural Grocers has 168 stores in 21 states. Visit for more information and store locations. 

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