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Kroger Helps Feed Kentucky Children

By meerna Jul11,2024
Kroger Helps Feed Kentucky Children

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Two major Kentucky organizations are joining forces to help provide food to children in the state.

What you need to know

  • Kroger Louisville donated $50,000 to Louisville Blessings in a Backpack
  • The grant will allow for feeding over 300 children
  • The grant comes from the Kroger Co. Zero Hunger Zero Waste Foundation

Kroger Louisville has donated $50,000 to the Louisville chapter of Blessings in a Backpack. Kroger says the money will help feed more than 300 children and provide 12,654 hunger-free weekends to students in Kentuckiana.

“We are incredibly grateful and excited to receive this generous grant that will directly support the local school children we serve,” said Kim Holsclaw, Executive Director of Blessings in a Backpack Louisville Chapter. “This grant is a significant step toward meeting the critical need to feed children in our community, especially considering that nearly 80,000 students in Louisville qualify for the Blessings program. We extend our heartfelt thanks to Kroger for their commitment to giving back and supporting children in our community.”

The grant comes from the Kroger Co. Zero Hunger Zero Waste Foundation, which works to eliminate hunger and waste.

“We are honored by the work of Blessings in a Backpack and honored to partner with them in our commitment to supporting and providing children in our community with the nutrition they need to thrive beyond school lunches,” said Anthea Jones, vice president of sales for The Kroger Co., Louisville Division and Blessings in a Backpack board member.

By meerna

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