15 June 2018

Walgreens to Move Approximately 1,800 Positions to New Chicago Office

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 15, 2018 - Walgreens announced today it plans to open a new office in Chicago where it anticipates 1,800 people will be based. The new office space will include approximately 200,000 square feet in The Old Post Office building, 433 W. Van Buren St.
13 June 2018

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Join with Health Departments and Local Organizations to Help Provide Free HIV Testing in More Than 180 Cities for National HIV Testing Day on June 27

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 13, 2018 - Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a leading national public information response to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, are working with 220 health departments, AIDS service organizations, and other community organizations to help provide free HIV testing and information at participating Walgreens stores in more than 180 cities on National HIV Testing Day on Wednesday, June 27, between 10 am – 7 pm (local time).
11 June 2018

Walgreens Marks Availability of 1,000 Safe Medication Disposal Kiosks Nationwide

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 11, 2018 - Walgreens today announced it has reached 1,000 safe medication disposal kiosk installations at its drugstores nationwide. Joining company officials to mark the milestone at one of its Las Vegas stores was Governor Brian Sandoval of Nevada, where Walgreens has expanded its safe medication disposal kiosks this year to 12 drugstores throughout Nevada.
06 June 2018

Atlanta Takes Home Walgreens Every One Counts Hometown Challenge, As the Top Market for its Support of Red Nose Day 2018 in the U.S.

Walgreens today crowns Atlanta as the “Red Nose Day Hometown Hero” and winner of its first Every One Counts Hometown Challenge.  Over the eight weeks, the Challenge has ranked the top U.S. markets for overall fundraising activity, leading up to and following Red Nose Day, which was May 24. With a formal proclamation to the victorious city, Atlanta will be designated as the “Red Nose Day Hometown Hero” for the next 12 months.  Washington D.C. and Miami finished second and third on the list, respectively. 
30 May 2018

Atlanta Still in the Lead in Walgreens Every One Counts Hometown Challenge in Support of Red Nose Day in the U.S., For the Week of May 21

In support of the fourth annual Red Nose Day in the U.S., Walgreens today released the latest rankings for its Every One Counts Hometown Challenge, which shows Atlanta as the top market for overall Red Nose Day fundraising activity, with Los Angeles moving into fourth place. 
23 May 2018

Atlanta Maintains Top Spot in Walgreens Every One Counts Hometown Challenge in Support of Red Nose Day in the U.S., For the Week of May 14

In support of the fourth annual Red Nose Day in the U.S., Walgreens today released the latest rankings for its Every One Counts Hometown Challenge, which shows Atlanta as the top market for overall Red Nose Day fundraising activity, with Washington D.C. moving into second place.
23 May 2018

With Its Puerto Rico Drugstore Recovery Complete, Walgreens Makes Additional Investments in Expanded Offerings and Services on the Island

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 23, 2018 - With its drugstore recovery efforts complete across its 108 drugstores in Puerto Rico, Walgreens is launching an additional investment campaign on the island to expand its offerings in all of its Puerto Rico locations to include, among other features, new patient health rooms, an expanded beauty offering and FedEx OnSite services.
22 May 2018

The Prevalence of Childhood Poverty is Not Well Understood by Many Americans, New Survey Shows

Approximately 1-in-5 children in the U.S. are living in poverty today1, and even though this represents one of the highest childhood poverty rates among developed nations worldwide, almost half of Americans (49 percent of those surveyed) are unaware of the prevalence of childhood poverty in the U.S., based on a new national survey from Walgreens.

 
21 May 2018

Walgreens Honors Veterans, Active Duty Military and Families with Memorial Day Discount May 28

To honor the service and sacrifices of Americans who served in the armed forces, Walgreens is offering a Memorial Day 20-percent discount to all veterans, active duty military personnel and their immediate family members, including the families of those who lost their lives in service to our country.  
16 May 2018

Atlanta Maintains Top Spot in Walgreens Every One Counts Hometown Challenge in Support of Red Nose Day in the U.S., For the Week of May 7

In support of the fourth annual Red Nose Day in the U.S., Walgreens today released the latest rankings for its Every One Counts Hometown Challenge, which shows Atlanta as the top market for overall Red Nose Day fundraising activity, with Chicago moving into fourth place.