Harris Teeter shoppers and associates donate more than $1.5 million to hunger relief partners

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Donation equals 15 million meals for those struggling with hunger

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Harris Teeter would like to extend a sincere thank you to its loyal shoppers and valued associates who donated more than $1.5 million to local food banks during its Harvest Feast Round Up Campaign. Throughout the months of November and December, in all Harris Teeter locations, shoppers and associates were invited to round up their transaction to the nearest dollar.

The financial contributions made through these efforts equates to 15 million meals* which food banks and food pantries in Harris Teeter’s marketing areas can supply to the community members they serve.

“Harris Teeter is proud to support its local food bank partners and their mission to end hunger,” said Danna Robinson, communication manager for Harris Teeter. “We are extremely thankful for our generous shoppers and valued associates who help feed our food-insecure neighbors each year.”

As part of the company’s Harvest Feast programming, Harris Teeter associates also volunteered at food banks in Charlotte, N.C., Raleigh, N.C., Charleston, S.C. and Washington, D.C. to pack holiday meal bags for community members-in-need. Associates assembled 9,000 bags to provide 36,000 people a holiday meal.

Harris Teeter would like to thank its media partners Cox Cable, Spectrum and WRFX for assisting with the promotion of the Round Up campaign.

For more information about Harris Teeter’s Harvest Feast Round Up Campaign, click here.

*According to Feeding America, $1 can produce up to 10 meals

About Harris Teeter
Harris Teeter, with headquarters in Matthews, N.C., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR). The regional grocery chain employs approximately 30,000 associates and operates stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and the District of Columbia.

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