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In Support of Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Efforts, Food Lion Invites Customers to Make In-store Donations to American Red Cross

September 14, 2018

SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 14, 2018--In support of Hurricane Florence recovery efforts, Food Lion is now accepting financial donations at each of its 1,000 locations to benefit the American Red Cross, its national disaster relief partner. At the register, customers can donate any amount they choose or also roundup their purchase to the nearest dollar. Food Lion will donate 100 percent of all funds raised through September 30, 2018, to the American Red Cross for their Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief efforts.

“Our associates and customers in areas impacted by Hurricane Florence know they can count on Food Lion to be there before, during and after the storm, and we’ve heard from many of our customers across our operating area that they want to join with us to support our neighbors and communities in areas impacted by the storm,” said Meg Ham, president of Food Lion. “We know our customers share our commitment to the communities we serve and together, we will continue to support the American Red Cross’ disaster recovery efforts.”

A full list of Food Lion locations can be found at www.foodlion.com/stores.

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.

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CONTACT: Food Lion

Matt Harakal, 704-245-3317

matthew.harakal@foodlion.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NORTH CAROLINA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PHILANTHROPY RETAIL FOOD/BEVERAGE SUPERMARKET FUND RAISING

SOURCE: Food Lion

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