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Shown, from left, are Scott Horner, Viewmont store manager; Major Matt Trayler, Hickory corps officer; Dale Oelkers, regional Food Lion manager; and Kelsey Nelson with Food Lion.

HICKORY —The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation has awarded a $3,000 grant to The Salvation Army Shelter of Hope. This grant will be used to help purchase items that are needed in the kitchen to help serve 85,000 nutritious meals to hungry individuals and families.

“Food Lion has been a generous supporter of The Army’s efforts to meet the needs of those seeking help in our community for many years. We are very thankful for their continued support,” said Major Matt Trayler, corps officer.

The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation is committed to supporting families facing food insecurity across its 10-state footprint. Established in 2001, the foundation provides financial support for programs and organizations dedicated to feeding local neighbors in the communities it serves. Since its inception, the foundation has awarded more than $15 million in grants.

The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Food Lion, based in Salisbury. Established in 2001, the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation provides financial support for programs and organizations dedicated to eliminating hunger. The charitable foundation has provided more than $15 million in grant funding helping to nourish communities with fresh food for backpack programs, Kids Café's, and other hunger-relief programs as well as funding for long-term programs to help shorten the lines at food banks.

The charitable foundation partners with Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief agency, in addition to local food agencies serving the 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states in which Food Lion operates. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com/in-our-community.

Food Lion, based in Salisbury since 1957, has more than 1,100 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 82,000 associates.  Through Food Lion Feeds, the company has donated more than 500 million meals to individuals and families since 2014, and has committed to donate 1 billion more meals by 2025. Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Ahold Delhaize.

HICKORY — The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation has awarded a $3,000 grant to The Salvation Army Shelter of Hope. This grant will be used to help purchase items that are needed in the kitchen to help serve 85,000 nutritious meals to hungry individuals and families.

“Food Lion has been a generous supporter of The Army’s efforts to meet the needs of those seeking help in our community for many years. We are very thankful for their continued support,” said Major Matt Trayler, corps officer.

The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation is committed to supporting families facing food insecurity across its 10-state footprint. Established in 2001, the foundation provides financial support for programs and organizations dedicated to feeding local neighbors in the communities it serves. Since its inception, the foundation has awarded more than $15 million in grants.

The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Food Lion, based in Salisbury. Established in 2001, the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation provides financial support for programs and organizations dedicated to eliminating hunger. The charitable foundation has provided more than $15 million in grant funding helping to nourish communities with fresh food for backpack programs, Kids Café's, and other hunger-relief programs as well as funding for long-term programs to help shorten the lines at food banks.

The charitable foundation partners with Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief agency, in addition to local food agencies serving the 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states in which Food Lion operates. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com/in-our-community.

Food Lion, based in Salisbury since 1957, has more than 1,100 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 82,000 associates. Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Ahold Delhaize.

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