Bottom: Erika Perry- SCOE Youth Programs Coordinator. Top: (left to right) Victoria Castro- Save Mart Public Affairs Manager, John Norman- Save Mart Director of Operations, Scott Kuykendall- SCOE Assistant Superintendent, Randy Wey- Save Mart Senior Recruiter, Vicki Bauman- SCOE Department Director

Today, Save Mart presented the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) a C.A.R.E.S. Foundation of $5,000 for their 2018-19 Leadership Academy!

SCOE partners with local schools and the community to support quality education for students in Stanislaus County and several thousand more in regional programs throughout the state.

This year’s grant will go towards their Leadership Academy that aims to bring youth, public and private sector organizations of Stanislaus County together to explore leadership in innovated ways.

CARES stands for Community, Arts, Recreation, Education and Sports and focuses on improving lives under these categoriesThe Save Mart Companies C.A.R.E.S. Foundation donated more than $300,000 last year to nearly three dozen organizations in California and Northern Nevada. For more information, please visit, under the Community tab.