Albertson's operates a chain of more than 3,200 grocery stores and drugstores in the United States. Established in 1939, the company is a part of the SUPERVALU group of stores, which provides distribution and related logistics support services to grocery retailers throughout the U.S. The stores feature produce, meat, seafood, bakery, frozen food and deli departments. In addition, Albertson s offers general merchandise, pharmaceuticals and specialty food items. The company organizes various fundraising and community welfare programs, such as hunger relief, youth and education, health and nutrition and environmental stewardship programs.