Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 23, 2012
In May, Harris Teeter hosted a donation card campaign benefiting USO and Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP). The campaign encouraged customers to help make a difference to troops, their families and Wounded Warriors by making a $1, $3 or $5 donation to the Support Our Troops Campaign.
“Harris Teeter, its employees and their customers are well-known for their commitment to their communities and the many non profit organizations serving those in need,” said USO-NC President and Chief Operating Officer John Falkenbury. “The recent campaign to assist USO enables us to provide critical services and programs to our nation's warriors and families, many who have been impacted by over 10 years of combat and multiple deployment."
Falkenbury expressed thanks and stressed the importance of the donation card campaign in this video.
“We’re grateful to the entire Harris Teeter family for their passion and dedication throughout the Support Our Troops campaign,” said Jonathan Sullivan, development executive vice president for WWP. “By asking for donations at the register, Harris Teeter not only helped raise over $222,500 that will go directly to much-needed programs for wounded service members and their families, they also helped raise awareness for the challenges these families face.”
Using the money donated by Harris Teeter’s generous shoppers, USO will be able to:
WWP will be able to:
Harris Teeter along with USO and WWP thank our valued customers and employees who donated to the Support Our Troops campaign.
For more information about programs and services provided by the USO, please visit http://www.uso.org.
For more information about programs and services provided by WWP, please visit http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
About Harris Teeter
Harris Teeter Inc., with headquarters in Matthews, N.C., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. (NYSE: HTSI). Harris Teeter is the 24th largest supermarket in the U.S. with 2011 sales of $4.29 billion. The regional grocery chain employs approximately 25,000 associates and operates stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and the District of Columbia.