Fresh, Friendly Fundraising for Four-legged Friends

Fresh, Friendly Fundraising for Four-legged Friends

Be a Bud Check Presentation
Randy Grim, Stay Rescue Founder (center), accepts a Be a Bud check for the shelter’s emergency medical care fund. With Grim are (left to right): Laura Dierberg Padousis, Dierbergs Vice President and Secretary: Robert Etter, Anheuser-Busch Sr. Key Account Manager; Chris Marsh, Anheuser-Busch Sr. Retail Sales Director; Dolly Parton, Stray Rescue shelter dog; Linda Thake, Stray Rescue volunteer and Kevin McCotter, Customer Development Manager-SuperValu Team.

Dierbergs, Budweiser and Milk-Bone Raise More Than $30,000 for Stray Rescue

For immediate release: September 16, 2015

A fundraising partnership between Budweiser, Milk-Bone, Dierbergs Markets and Dierbergs customers raised more than $30,000 for Stray Rescue of St. Louis.

The “Be a Bud” promotion ran through August at all Dierbergs stores and had three fund-raising components:

  • Budweiser donated $1 to Stray Rescue for every Budweiser brand
    30-pack sold at Dierbergs.
  • Milk-Bone donated 25 cents for every Milk-Bone product sold at Dierbergs
  • Dierbergs customers contributed to Stray Rescue with donations at
One-hundred percent of corporate and customer donations went directly to Stray Rescue. The promotion raised $30,280 to be applied to Stray Rescue’s emergency medical care fund.  

Stray Rescue is a St. Louis not-for-profit organization that rescues stray animals and places them in loving adoptive homes. Stray Rescue abides by a no-kill philosophy.

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Media Contact:
Carole Walker
Dierbergs Markets, Inc.
636-812-1325 (o)
636-293-6575 (c)