SALISBURY, N.C., Dec. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Food Lion Feeds is partnering with customers to provide 5.4 million* meals and reach out to neighbors through its annual Holidays Without Hunger campaign. I helped nourish you.This initiative benefits Feeding America®the nation’s largest hunger relief organization, and its 33 local Feeding America member food banks, and hundreds of partner feeding agencies across Food Lion’s 10 state business territories. Food Lion Feeds was founded in 2014 by Food Lion and address food insecurity in the towns and cities they serve.
During the Holidays Without Hunger campaign, which ran from November 9th to December 24th, customers can purchase specially marked pre-packaged Holidays Without Hunger food boxes for $6, in-store or at Food Lion. I donated cash to the cash register online through To Go. Each Food Lion store donated a box of purchases directly to her Feeding America member’s local food bank or partner feeding agency in the store’s community. Additionally, 100% of all cash donations directly support Feeding America and its member food banks.
“Last year, more than 53 million people used charitable food aid to get food,” said Lauren Biedron, vice president of corporate partnerships for Feeding America. “Demand for food banks continues to grow and we are grateful to Food Her Lion Her Feed and its customers. helping to provide millions of meals to communities facing
Since the Food Lion Feeds Holidays Without Hunger campaign launched in 2014, customers have provided more than 32 million meals to their neighbors in need.
Kevin Durkee, Food Lion Feeds Manager at Food Lion, said: “We care about feeding our neighbors in need and we are working with our food bank partners and local feeding agencies to ensure we have the resources needed to serve the most vulnerable families in our communities. I am proud to be able to help.”
The Holidays Without Hunger campaign is one of many initiatives Food Lion Feeds has led this holiday season. In addition to this holiday campaign, Food Lion Feeds partnered with college football teams to help provide her 828,000 meals to local Feeding America member food banks. Additionally, in support of the global Giving Tuesday movement, Food Lion Feeds provided an additional 500,000 meals* to Feeding America to nourish neighbors in need this holiday season. In addition to serving meals, the omnichannel retailer encourages employees to make in-kind donations of services and time to local food banks and pantries during the holiday season.
Through Food Lion Feeds, Food Lion has helped provide over 1 billion meals to individuals and families since 2014, and is committed to donating 1.5 billion meals** by 2025. .
To learn more about Food Lion Feeds’ commitment to fighting hunger, visit www.foodlion.com/feeds.
*$1 helps provide at least 10 meals secured by Feeding America® On behalf of a local member food bank. Through the No Hunger Holidays campaign, Food Lion has guaranteed a minimum donation of $100,000 (equivalent to one million meals) from November 9, 2022 to December 24, 2022.
**Food Lion Feeds helps provide meals through a combination of product, financial and equipment donations. disaster relief and recovery efforts. Support for capital campaigns of feeding agencies. Volunteer hours by associates based on various meal equivalent formulas.
About Food Lion
Food Lion is an omnichannel retailer committed to feeding neighbors at the moment that matters most. With more than 1,100 stores and more than 82,000 employees, he provides an easy, fresh, and affordable shopping experience in his 10 states in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Through its “Count on me” culture, Food Lion fosters a sense of belonging in all employees and promotes a diverse and inclusive environment that has supported LGBTQ+ equality for nearly two decades. Food Lion is the only company in the country to have been named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the 21st consecutive year. It is also a pioneer in food relief programs that help food-insecure neighbors. Through Food Lion Feeds, the retailer has donated her over 1 billion meals to individuals and families since 2014, and by 2025, he has committed to donating 1.5 billion meals. US division of Ahold Delhaize based in Zaandam, USA. For more information, please visit foodlion.com.
About Feeding America
feeding america® is the largest hunger relief organization in the United States. Through our network of more than 200 food banks, 21 food bank associations statewide, and more than 60,000 partner agencies, food pantries and meal programs, we helped tens of millions of people in need last year with his 6.6 billion dollars. Assisted in providing food. Feeding America also supports programs that prevent food waste and improve food security for the people we serve. We draw attention to the social and systemic barriers that contribute to food insecurity in our country. He also advocates laws to protect people from hunger. Visit feedamerica.org, find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.
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