Food Lion Feeds Provides $10,000 to Two North Carolina Colleges to Fight Student HungerSource: Business Wire
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Food Lion President
The two schools were chosen out of 17 participating schools in the
inaugural competition developed by Food Lion and North Carolina Campus
Compact, an organization focused on civic engagement on
In total, the 17 schools hosted nearly 140 events around hunger awareness and collected more than 77,000 pounds of food during the 2018 Fall semester to help nourish hungry neighbors on campuses and in the towns and cities where the schools are located.
“Imagine how difficult it is to learn when you are hungry,” Ham said. “That is a situation faced by many college students at campuses every day. That’s one of the reasons Food Lion was so excited about this partnership – tapping into the passion of students to help fellow students and the communities surrounding their campuses to fight hunger.”
Each of the 17 participating schools had a unique approach, and a
different set of ideas on how to deliver the message that hunger is
prevalent on college campuses, and how to address that. While
To learn more about the Food Lion Feeds hunger relief initiative, visit www.foodlion.com/feeds.
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