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Food Lion Feeds Launches Specially-Marked Bagged Oranges to Help Provide 1 Million Meals to Families in Need
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Food Lion Feeds Launches Specially-Marked Bagged Oranges to Help Provide 1 Million Meals to Families in Need

For Every Bag Purchased In-Store March 6 through March 26, Food Lion
Feeds Will Donate Five Meals to Feeding America
® member
food banks

SALISBURY, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Food Lion is partnering with its customers to help end hunger by
offering specially-marked Food Lion Feeds bagged oranges for sale in its
stores starting March 6, 2019. In its first year, the bagged orange
campaign will help nourish families and their neighbors in need by
helping provide more than 1 million meals* to end hunger in local
communities across Food Lion’s 10-state footprint.

With the sale of each bag through March 26, or while supplies last, Food
Lion Feeds will donate five meals* to local food banks in partnership
with Feeding America®. The number of meals donated to each
food bank will be based on the number of participating bagged oranges
sold in each food bank’s service area. The bags will maintain an MVP
sale price of $2.99 throughout the campaign.

“At Food Lion, we believe no one should have to choose between dinner
and paying rent or gasoline and buying groceries,” said Emma Inman,
director of External Communications and Community Relations at Food
Lion. “This new orange bag campaign is one of the many ways that our
customers can help to nourish our neighbors in need and set them up for

Through Food Lion Feeds, the company has made a commitment to help
provide 500 million meals to individuals and families in need by the end
of 2020.

“We are grateful to Food Lion for its long-standing commitment to
helping families in need,” said Nancy Curby, Senior Vice President,
Corporate Partnerships at Feeding America. “Millions of people face
hunger in America. Through Food Lion’s bagged orange campaign, everyone
has the opportunity to join the fight to end hunger.”

*$1 helps provide at least 10 meals secured by Feeding America®
on behalf of local member food banks. Through the orange bag campaign,
$0.50 (monetary equivalent of 5 meals) from each bag purchase will be
donated to Feeding America and member food banks. Food Lion guarantees a
minimum donation of $100,000 (monetary equivalent of 1 million meals.)
from March 6 – 26, 2019. For more information, visit

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

About Feeding America
Feeding America® is the largest
hunger-relief organization in the Unites States. Through a network of
200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs, we provide
meals to more than 46 million people each year. Feeding America also
supports programs that prevent food waste and improve food security
among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of
hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going
hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a
role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we
can solve hunger. Visit,
find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.


Emma Inman, APR

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