Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: Associated Wholesale Grocers
  • Street Address: 5000 Kansas Avenue
  • City: Kansas City
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Kansas
  • Zip Code: 66106

Submitted By

  • Name: Stephanie Becker
  • Title: Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity):
  • Telephone Number: 913-288-1423
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 26,579
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 5
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 10/06/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 12/06/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 04/29/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Notice of Data Event - AWG - ME.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: 12 months of Equifax credit monitoring and identity restoration services