Through Food Lion Feeds, Grocer Will Donate 30,000 Meals to Elizabeth City, N.C., Residents in Need
What: Food Lion is donating 30,000 meals to Food Bank of the Albemarle in order to restock Albemarle Food Pantry, located on-site at the food bank in advance of its May 9 grand opening in Elizabeth City, N.C.
Food Lion believes it truly represents the towns and cities it serves. This donation reflects its commitment to the Elizabeth City, N.C., community, which it is proud to be a member of. The effort also supports the grocer's pledge to provide 500 million meals by the end of 2020 through its Food Lion Feeds hunger-relief platform, because no one should have to make tough choices such as between dinner and rent, or gas and groceries.
Who: Local Food Lion associate volunteers and leaders
Food bank representatives
Where: Food Bank of the Albemarle
109 Tidewater Way
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
When: Thursday, May 3
9 a.m. until 10 a.m.
Details: In advance of its May 9 grand opening, Food Lion is restocking Albemarle Food Pantry with 30,000 meals in order to help feed those in the Elizabeth City, N.C., area who may be in need. The new store will replace a previous Farm Fresh grocery store and is located at 683 S. Hughes Blvd. in Elizabeth City, N.C.
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 Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Royal Ahold Delhaize Group. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com.