Outreach receives gift from Food Lion

Published 10:00 pm Sunday, April 27, 2014

Carol Newton, Outreach Executive Director (Left), Donna Ducker, Food Lion Manager (Right)

Carol Newton, Outreach Executive Director (Left), Donna Ducker, Food Lion Manager (Right)

Outreach has received $3,500 from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation to help feed local residents.
“Food Lion has always been very generous with Outreach.  We’re delighted to receive this financial support and appreciate all of the ways our organizations partner to serve this community,” said Carol Newton, Outreach’s executive director.
Michelle Reedy, Outreach’s client service manager says, “With this money, we plan to purchase meat and other healthy, fresh food from our local Food Lion store.  We are so grateful for this support, which will allow us to better serve our clients and to fulfill our mission of compassionate assistance.”
Established in 2001 the Food Lion Charitable Foundation provides support for programs and organizations dedicated to feeding the hungry in the communities it serves.
Since its inception, the foundation has awarded more than $9 million in grants.
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., is a company of Delhaize America, the U.S. division of Brussels-based Delhaize Group (NYSE:  DEG).  Food Lion, with a longstanding heritage of low prices and convenient locations, operates more than 1,100 supermarkets in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states, and employs approximately 57,000 associates.  For more information, visit www.foodlion.com.

– article submitted
by Wendy Thomas

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