Last updated on February 23rd, 2024 at 10:18 am
ShopRite has partnered with the Kellogg Co. – now known as WK Kellogg Co and Kellanova – to donate $100,000 to 10 Feeding America network food banks in Northeast communities where the grocer has stores.
The donations, which were collected at in-store events through the summer and fall, will allow food banks to buy nearly one million additional meals.
“We are proud to work with the Kellogg Co. to get important resources to food banks and the hunger-fighting heroes who are on the frontlines helping fight food insecurity and end hunger,” said Karen Meleta, Wakefern Food Corp. and ShopRite’s chief communications officer.
The companies presented $10,000 checks to food bank representatives at stores, including locations in:
- ShopRite of Forest Hill.
- New Jersey
- ShopRite of Maple & Hemlock;
- ShopRite of West Deptford;
- ShopRite of Fair Lawn; and
- ShopRite of Sparta.
- New York
- ShopRite of Hylan Plaza;
- ShopRite of Pelham; and
- ShopRite of North Poughkeepsie.
- ShopRite of Bethlehem; and
- ShopRite of Morrell Plaza.
“There is nothing more important to us than working together to end hunger. Since 2015, Kellogg’s has fed more than 252 million people facing hunger, including more than five million children through community-based feeding programs,” said Greg Carbone, VP of sales, Kellogg Co.
“These donations are part of our Kellogg’s Better Days Promise to make communities better. We’re proud to partner with ShopRite to help families in America, as Kellogg shares ShopRite’s commitment to feed and fulfill those in need and positively impact our communities.”
In addition to the donations, ShopRite also sold special-edition Rice Krispies cereal boxes with the opportunity for customers to win free cereal for a year. Kellogg’s mascots Tony the Tiger and Snap, Crackle and Pop also took part in the check presentations..
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative based in Keasbey, New Jersey. The largest supermarket co-op in the U.S., it has nearly 280 stores throughout New Jersey and Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania.
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