Grocer Will Also Host Food Drive at Every Store This Week for Customers to Donate
What: Food Lion Feeds will partner with FeedMore and the National Association of Letter Carriers to help jump-start the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive by donating nearly 23,000 meals in celebration of the start of the campaign.
The donation is intended to help FeedMore and the National Association of Letter Carriers inspire regional residents to donate to the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive this Saturday, May 12. To participate, residents have to simply fill bags with nonperishable food donations and leave the food near their mailbox by 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 12 for the carriers to collect.
Additionally, every Food Lion store will have a specially-marked basket the entrance for each store where customers can drop off items purchased in the store and Food Lion will donate them to the local hunger-relief agency.
Who: Food Lion representatives, FeedMore representatives and local National Association of Letter Carriers representatives
When: Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Food Lion, 9157 Staples Mill Rd., Richmond, Va. 23228
About Food Lion
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,000 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 63,000 associates. By leveraging its longstanding heritage of low prices and convenient locations, Food Lion is working to own the easiest full shop grocery experience in the Southeast, anchored by a strong commitment to affordability, freshness and the communities it serves. Through Food Lion Feeds, the company has committed to provide 500 million meals to individuals and families in need by the end of 2020. Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Royal Ahold Delhaize Group. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com.
About the National Association of Letter Carriers
The 280,000-member National Association of Letter Carriers represents letter carriers across the country employed by the U.S. Postal Service, along with retired letter carriers. Founded by Civil War veterans in 1889, the NALC is among the country’s oldest labor unions.