Children's Attention Home Receives Donation from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation
July 8, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – The Children’s Attention Home has received $2,000 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation to help feed neighbors in their time of need. The Home will use the gift to purchase food for the children in its care.
“We are very appreciative of Food Lion’s generosity,” said Emily Parrish, Executive Director of the Children’s Attention Home. “Thanks to wonderful organizations like the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation, the Home is able to provide youth and families in our community with the services and care they deserve.”
This year’s grant funding will benefit the Food Services Program, meeting the basic needs of youth at the Home. This program ensures that all residents receive three healthy meals and snacks daily, building the foundation for self-sustainability and independence.
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.
About The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation
The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C. 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.
About Food Lion
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,100 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 82,000 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 donated more than 800 million meals to individuals and families since 2014 and has committed to donate 1.5 billion meals by 2025. Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Ahold Delhaize. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com or job applicants may visit www.foodlion.com/careers.