Woolworths Limited manages some of Australia's most recognised and trusted brands. The company operates more than 3,000 stores across Australia and New Zealand, which span food, liquor, petrol, general merchandise, home improvement, and hotels. A proud, homegrown Australian business, Woolworths employs over 195,000 people and is a committed business partner to many thousand local farmers, producers, and manufacturers.
Woolworths Limited has been a long time supporter of the PanKind (previously) Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation. In 2013 CEO, Grant O’Brien announced their commitment to donate $100,000 per year over a three year period towards the Foundations work. The company and its staff assist with a number of key initiatives including the annual ‘Best Things in Life’ corporate dinner and the ‘Put Your Foot Down’ walk in Sydney. In addition, Woolworths sell a number of co-branded products that contribute funds towards Pancreatic Cancer research including Deep Spring Avner Mineral Water, available in Woolworths and Big W stores nationally.