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SALISBURY, N.C– Bottom Dollar Food customers have the opportunity to help alleviate hunger in local communities by participating in the discount grocer’s 2012 “Hunger Has a Cure” program through Dec. 25. The campaign supports local food banks affiliated with Feeding America®, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief charity.
“Our Bottom Dollar Food customers make a tremendous impact in the lives of local needy families by providing food through the ‘Hunger Has a Cure’ campaign during this time of the year,” said Sherrii Webb, community relations manager for Bottom Dollar Food. “We invite our customers to again help us fight hunger in our markets by participating in this year’s program.”
The ready-made food boxes contain five items of private label product and they are available at all Bottom Dollar Food stores for $4.99 each, where supplies last. All stores will have a designated food collection area where customers can place the food boxes or other non-perishable items. Customers also have the opportunity to give cash donations at the register.
Through efforts such as this, Bottom Dollar Food raises community awareness of hunger needs, funding for food banks and contributes approximately 200,000 pounds of food donations annually to Feeding America.
About Bottom Dollar Food
Bottom Dollar Food, based in Salisbury, N.C., is redefining the discount grocery model by offering private brands and the national brands that matter most to customers, in addition to fresh produce and quality meats, at discount prices and in an energetic shopping environment. Bottom Dollar Food operates 56 stores in three states – Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Ohio. For more information, visit www.bottomdollarfood.com.
About Feeding America®
Feeding America® provides low-income individuals and families with the fuel to survive and even thrive. As the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, our network members supply food to more than 37 million Americans each year, including 14 million children and 3 million seniors. Serving the entire United States, more than 200 member food banks support 61,000 agencies that address hunger in all of its forms. For more information on how you can fight hunger in your community and across the country,visit www.feedingamerica.org. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/FeedingAmerica www.facebook.com/FeedingAmerica. or follow our news on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/FeedingAmerica.