Food Lion, Hormel donate hams to the needy
Dec 13, 2004 10:25 AM, from staff and wire reports
Food Lion and Hormel Foods are donating more than 5,000 Hormel hams, totaling more than 7,550 pounds, to food banks and assistance agencies in North and South Carolina.
Receiving 1,056 hams each are Harvest Hope Food Bank in Columbia SC, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina in Charlotte NC, and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina in Raleigh NC. The Manna Food Bank in Asheville NC will receive 1,428 Hormel hams. In Food Lion’s hometown of Salisbury NC, two organizations—Rowan County Helping Ministries and the Salvation Army—are receiving 240 hams each.
These donations mean 5,076 Carolina families in need will enjoy a nutritious meal this holiday season.
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