Project Santa, Denton, NC Receives Donation from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation
Denton, NC – Project Santa has received $1,725.00 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation just
in time to help feed local residents. Project Santa will use the gift to buy food for children and families in need
in the Denton and Easter Rowan county areas.
Santa feels very blessed to have been awarded the gift of $1,725.00 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation again this
year. Project Santa has been the recipient of Food Lion’s generosity for over 18 years and appreciates our ongoing relationship
with the same endeavor to feed those children and families in need. Project Santa appreciates all the Food Lion Feeds Charitable
Foundation does not only in the area Project Santa serves, but throughout the Carolinas and beyond. Food Lion’s compassion
and caring for feeding those in need is unprecedented.” Said Keith Garner.
Project Santa will immediately put the gift to work, buying food for those less fortunate in the areas it
serves. Project Santa provides food, thru the Project food pantry; to children and families in need throughout the year as,
well as; during the Christmas Season. Project Santa will provide approximately 350 food boxes to those in need in 2019.
Established in 2001, the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation provides
financial support for programs and organizations dedicated to feeding the hungry in the communities it serves. Since its inception,
the foundation has awarded more than $12 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 $12 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 1,000
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 donated more than 500 million meals to individuals and families in need since 2014. 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