Food Lion stores will offer a 10 percent discount on Veterans Day – Wednesday, Nov. 11 – to active and retired military personnel to show its appreciation for neighbors who are serving or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
To receive the discount, active military, veterans and their families should present their MVP card, along with military identification, if available, at the time of checkout. Customers will then receive 10 percent off their entire grocery bill. The discount does not apply to the purchase of alcohol, tobacco, gift cards, lottery, postage stamps or services. This offer is not available through Food Lion To-Go pick up or delivery.
Food Lion provides a number of support services to military associates and families.
Food Lion has a Veterans and Military Business Resource Group comprised of associates across the organization. The group has partnered with organizations like Purple Heart Homes and Wreaths Across America to support veterans throughout the years.
Last year, Food Lion Feeds announced a partnership with Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit that serves America’s military families by providing them critical financial assistance, including meals and grocery assistance, transitional and permanent housing and recurring family support programs throughout the year.
Additionally, Food Lion has received the Pro Patria award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve and has been a recipient of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest recognition given by the U.S. government to employers for their support of employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, North Carolina, since 1957, has more than 1,000 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 77,000 associates. Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Ahold Delhaize.