Grocer Gives First 100 Customers $10 Gift Cards and Donates More than 6,000 Meals to Local Feeding Agency for Area Families in Need
SALISBURY, N.C. – Food Lion will celebrate the grand opening of its newest Maryland store, located at 345 N. Pennsylvania Ave., in Hancock Md., on Wednesday, Nov. 1.
"Food Lion is proud to join the Hancock community," said Eric Sword, Food Lion's director of operations for this region. "We look forward to creating an easy shopping experience for our customers as we offer an expanded assortment of quality, fresh products, while ensuring the low prices our customers expect from Food Lion."
The store will open to the public at 8 a.m. on Nov. 1 following a 7:45 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony. At the grand opening festivities, Food Lion will distribute $10 gift cards and insulated totes to the first 100 customers. In addition, the company will announce a 6,000 meal donation to Interfaith Service Coalition as part of its Food Lion Feeds initiative, where the company is working to end hunger in local communities. The food donation will include fresh produce and other shelf-stable products to help feed families in need.
Food Lion's new Hancock store will be open daily from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m.
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 63,000 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 Zaandam-based Royal Ahold Delhaize Group. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com.