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Food Lion Feeds Foundation Donates Nearly $400K To Hunger Relief

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The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation has distributed nearly $400,000 in grants to 143 nonprofit organizations across its 10-state footprint. The grants will support the organizations’ efforts to combat food insecurity and provide nutritional education to neighbors.

A full list of organizations receiving grants can be found here.

“Food Lion takes pride in being a part of the community in the towns and cities we serve. Through Food Lion Feeds and the grants provided by the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation, we’re happy to support our food bank partners and help those in need in these communities by providing access to food and meals, as well as investing in innovative programs that address the underlying causes of food insecurity,” said Adam Bass, Food Lion Feeds Foundation president.

Food Lion Feeds has helped provide more than 750 million meals to individuals and families since 2014 and has committed to providing 1.5 billion meals by 2025 through a combination of product, financial and equipment donations; disaster relief and recovery efforts; volunteer hours by associates; in-store retail campaigns; and the company’s pioneering food rescue program.

Nonprofit organizations are eligible for grants if they are affiliated with Feeding America or the United Way. The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation holds two grant cycles each year. Organizations that meet the criteria and are interested in applying for the Foundation’s fall grant cycle may apply for grants here.

Food Lion, based in Salisbury, North Carolina, since 1957, has more than 1,100 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 82,000 associates. Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Ahold Delhaize.

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