Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation Awards $315,000 in Grants to Fund Hunger-Relief InitiativesSource: Business Wire
“The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation proudly partners with Food
Lion Feeds to fund programs across our footprint supporting our
hunger-relief mission,” said
Child Hunger Grants
Feeding America will receive a
America Second Harvestof Coastal Georgia ( Savannah, Ga.)
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank( Charlottesville, Va.)
Chattanooga Area Food Bank( Chattanooga, Tenn.)
Feeding America Southwest Virginia (
Food Bank of Delaware( Newark, Del.)
Southeast Virginia& the Eastern Shore( Norfolk, Va.)
Fredericksburg Area Food Bank( Fredericksburg, Va.)
Harvest Hope Food Bank( Columbia, S.C.)
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle (
Lowcountry Food Bank( Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
MANNA Foodbank (
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina( Charlotte, N.C.)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest N.C. ( Winston-Salem, N.C.)
Virginia Peninsula Foodbank (
$90,000to Lowcountry Food Bankfor their pilot program to fight Veteran Hunger in Coastal South Carolina. Through this program, the food bank will be addressing systemic issues and barriers for homeless veterans.
$50,000to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennesseefor their pilot program, Veterans Serving Veterans. Through this program, the food bank will open eight new stationary food pantries at military and veterans’ organizations in eight counties in northeast Tennessee.
$10,000to the Virginia Peninsula Food Bankto expand their military pantry distributions. Through this program, the food bank will be starting pantry distributions on an active military base, the first and only one of its kind.
Since its founding, the
Food Lion launched Food Lion Feeds, its hunger-relief platform, in 2014 with a commitment to donating 500 million meals by the end of 2020. To learn more about Food Lion Feeds, visit www.foodlion.com/feeds.
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