Meijer continues to deepen our roots throughout Illinois and develop our community partnerships across the state.
Our sports team sponsorships have allowed us to bring many prominent athletes to Illinois Meijer stores. For example, we’ve invited customers to interact with Brandon Bollig of the Chicago Blackhawks at an in-store cooking demonstration hosted by Meijer Healthy Living Advisor Maribel Alchin.
During the 2013 holiday season, we brought Charles Tillman of the Chicago Bears to the Evergreen Park store. Tillman shopped with local families in need with gift cards donated by Meijer.
These sponsorships extend throughout the state and include athletic organizations like the Fighting Illini, Danville Dashers hockey team, Illinois State University Redbirds, and Normal Cornbelters baseball team.
Meijer also brought the world’s only rock & roll nutrition show, Jump with Jill Live Tour, to 10 Chicago-area schools. The Jump with Jill Live Tour Presented by Meijer features an assembly show put on for children in Kindergarten through sixth grade. Through catchy music, dance moves and hip outfits, the show teaches children about nutrition.