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Cardenas Markets Foundation Now Accepting Applications

60 scholarships totaling $2,000 each will be awarded…

Ontario, California (January 13, 2021) – The Cardenas Markets Foundation continues its commitment to supporting the communities it serves by providing $120,000 in scholarship funds to students in the areas where Cardenas Markets operates.

In sum, 60 scholarships totaling $2,000 each will be awarded for the 2021 – 2022 academic year.  Recipients will be selected based on their academic qualifications, financial need, leadership attributes and commitment to serving their local community. 

“The Cardenas Markets Foundation is committed to helping students advance their educational goals,” said Marco Robles, Executive Director for the Cardenas Markets Foundation.  “We understand that educational costs continue to increase, and we are pleased to help defray some of these costs for our future leaders,” Robles added.

Students can learn more and apply by visiting

The Cardenas Markets Foundation is a stand-alone, 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Ontario, CA, the organization is notable for its charitable and community engagement efforts that positively impact the life of the communities it serves.  

Cardenas Markets is headquartered in Ontario, CA, and now operates a total of 52 stores under the Cardenas banner and 7 stores under the Los Altos Ranch Market banner. Today, Cardenas Markets is one of the largest Hispanic grocery chains in the country with stores in California, Nevada, and Arizona.  For more information visit 


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