COVID-19 Update: At Hempler’s, safety for our employees and our products is always our top priority. And thus, we’re taking extra precautions to ensure our team is protected. Rest assured, we will put the well-being of our people and our commitment to crafting delicious, safe food for our customers above all else. Learn more about our safety precautions here. >>
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Hempler’s doesn’t just provide your neighborhood supermarket with great products — we’re also a part of your community, helping to serve in any way we can.

We Love Meals on Wheels!

We Love Meals on Wheels!

Meals on Wheels does fantastic work for seniors in our community. This year has been especially difficult for many, and Meals on Wheels has stepped up their game. In 2020, they have averaged nearly 12,000 meals EACH MONTH to homebound seniors in Whatcom County. Most...

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Hempler’s Receives Housing Hero Award from Lydia Place

Hempler’s Receives Housing Hero Award from Lydia Place

At Hempler's, we are passionate about our community. For the past 80 years we have been humbled to have received their support, and we consider it a privilege to be able to support our neighbors in return. We have enjoyed a partnership with Lydia Place in Bellingham...

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Hempler’s Supports “No Child Sleeps Outside” Campaign

Hempler’s Supports “No Child Sleeps Outside” Campaign

There is a crisis in our community and it's only grown bigger with the COVID-19 pandemic. Families are struggling to maintain their housing after losing their jobs. Layoffs. Closures. Parents unable to go to work because their children are remote schooling and...

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Make-a-Wish Foundation’s “WOW: Wonder of Wishes”

Make-a-Wish Foundation’s “WOW: Wonder of Wishes”

We've been long-time fans of the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Make-a-Wish Alaska & Washington helps grant wishes to critically ill children in our home community, and we love finding ways to support the important work they do. They are currently in the midst of a...

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Lions and Tigers and Bears – Oh My!

Lions and Tigers and Bears – Oh My!

Our local law enforcement officers have difficult and varied jobs. They do a lot of community outreach and crime prevention to keep our neighborhoods safe, but the sad fact remains that they also work with people and families in crisis. Often children are involved in...

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Golf Fundraiser Supporting Folds of Honor

Golf Fundraiser Supporting Folds of Honor

For the past five years we’ve participated in a local golf tournament supporting Folds of Honor, and not even a global pandemic could keep us from returning this year. We teamed up with our local PNW food cousins Fletcher’s and Isernio’s and did what we do best - feed...

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Fun with the Mariner Moose at Children’s Hospital!

Fun with the Mariner Moose at Children’s Hospital!

We’ve enjoyed a fun partnership with the Seattle Mariners for quite awhile now, so when we were asked to accompany the lovable Mariner Moose on a visit to Children’s Hospital to thank the frontline healthcare workers, we packed up a load of pepperoni sticks and hit...

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Supporting the Helpers in Our Community

Supporting the Helpers in Our Community

There are so many people on the front lines of this fight, keeping our community safe. When we heard about the logistics and personnel involved in the Unified Command/Emergency Operation Center of the Department of Emergency Management and the Public Health Department...

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To Our Neighbors and Employees During This Time

To Our Neighbors and Employees During This Time

At Hempler’s, we love our community. We know that our customers put their trust in us to provide them with safe, healthy, nourishing food and we feel the weight of that responsibility even more profoundly right now. We also feel a deep sense of gratitude that our...

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Our Top Milestones of 2019

Our Top Milestones of 2019

As we look ahead to the year that lies before us, it’s impossible not to reflect on the year that just concluded. 2019 was a big year at Hempler’s, and we wanted to highlight some of our most memorable milestones. We launched a line of beef jerky. Have you tried it...

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Community Organizations and Events we are proud to support: