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Food Lion to Donate Free Drinking Water at Three Locations to Fayetteville, N.C., Residents in Response to Boil Advisory in Partnership with the Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina

Special Donation Includes 24-Packs of Water, While Supplies Last


Monday, October 10, 2016 2:35 pm EDT


Salisbury, N.C.

What: Food Lion continues its efforts to respond to our local communities affected by Hurricane Matthew with community donations of free 24-packs of drinking water, beginning today at 3 p.m. at three locations, while supplies last.

These donations are in response to a boil water advisory issued for the community's water supply. The donations are in partnership with the Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina.

Who: Fayetteville-area residents

Where: Free 24-packs of water will be available at three area Food Lion stores only, including:
• Food Lion store located at 232 Cole Ave. in Raeford, N.C.
• 4106 Raeford Road in Fayetteville, N.C.
• 3020 N. Main Street in Hope Mills, N.C.
When: Starting at 3 p.m., while supplies last

About Food Lion
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,000 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 65,000 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 committed to provide 500 million meals to individuals and families in need by the end of 2020. Food Lion is a company of Delhaize America, a U.S. division of Amsterdam-based Royal Ahold Delhaize Group (OTC: ADRNY). For more information, visit



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