Safeway Inc.

Safeway Earns Easter Seals' All-Time Top Corporate Partner Designation
May 21, 2009

CHICAGO, May 21, 2009 — Safeway (NYSE: SWY) captures Easter Seals highest honor after raising a record $10.2 million for the organizations' services for children and adults with autism and other disabilities in 2009 alone and by exceeding the $100 million milestone for lifetime contributions. The national nonprofit recently designated Safeway its "All-Time Top Corporate Partner" during an awards ceremony recognizing Easter Seals' entire family of corporate partners.