COVID-19 Update from Raley’s President & CEO, Keith Knopf

As many of you already know, Foodlinx distributes the Raley’s brand of products. Anyone who has visited us in Northern California has most likely participated in a Raley’s store tour. We are proud of our association with the Raley’s brand and its partner businesses. Below is a recent message from Raley's President & CEO, Keith Knopf. We hope you find it informative and helpful in your battle against COVID-19. Thank you!

In this video, Raley’s President & CEO, Keith Knopf, shares the company’s ongoing commitment to team member safety and announces that Raley’s will pay a second community service reward bonus to all hourly team members.

Knopf announces the second reward payment will be based on hours worked and given to all hourly team members across the organization, including stores, distribution, pharmacy, production bakery and support center.

Knopf reiterates that since the onset of this crisis, Raley’s has remained focused on team member safety by implementing over a dozen safety measures. Some of these were in place as early as mid-February and others added as more information and supply came available. In all cases we have met and in most cases exceeded State, County and CDC guidelines.

  • Enhanced our sick and leave benefits
  • Provided face masks
  • Instituted start-of-shift temperature checks
  • Increased security
  • Installed shields at registers
  • Provided hand washing stations
  • Supplied cart and hand sanitizers
  • Discontinued reusable bags
  • Increased frequency of surface cleaning
  • Designated Sanitation Marshalls in each store
  • Coordinated Pharmacy curbside pickup and delivery
  • Implemented social distancing signage and overhead messaging
  • Metering customer count
  • And more

Knopf also shares Raley’s efforts to support the community during this crisis. Since the onset of COVID-19, Raley’s has donated over half a million dollars in food and funds to partner organizations. Raley’s would like to thank their partners.

  • Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services
  • Sacramento City Unified School District
  • Sacramento Republic FC
  • Sacramento County Sheriff
  • City of Rancho Cordova
  • Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
  • Alameda County Community Food Bank
  • Special Olympics Northern California
  • Yolo Food Bank
  • Keaton’s Child Cancer Alliance
  • Volunteers of America
  • Redwood Empire Food Bank
  • Placer Food Bank
  • Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County
  • Central California Food Bank
  • Second Harvest Food Bank Serving the Valley
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley
  • Food Bank for Monterey County
  • Food Bank of Northern Nevada
  • Eat REAL

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