Food Lion Presents $100,000 Donation to Hope For The Warriors from Annual Thriller on the Griller Events

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Proceeds from summer events benefit military families

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The company, its associates and its loyal customers always step up to demonstrate an impactful dedication to our military families.

Hope For The Warriors® thanks Food Lion for its continued support of Hope For The Warriors® and military families. This year, Food Lion provided more than $100,000 in donations and Food Lion gift cards to provide needed food and support to military families. Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Throughout the summer, Food Lion invited customers in North and South Carolina to fun and festive Thriller on the Griller events. During the Thriller on the Griller events, customers purchased lunch donated by vendors for a small donation and enjoyed music, games and silent auctions items. All donations benefit post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty.

“We are continuously humbled by the ongoing support that we have receive from Food Lion and its patriotic customers,” Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® President, said. “The company, its associates and its loyal customers always step up to demonstrate an impactful dedication to our military families.”

About Food Lion
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,100 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 Delhaize America, the U.S. division of Brussels-based Delhaize Group. For more information, visit http://www.foodlion.com.

About Hope For The Warriors®
The mission of Hope For The Warriors® is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org), an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits, for three consecutive years.

Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.

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