Giant Food of Landover, MD to Collect Donations in All Stores to Benefit Victims of Haiti Earthquake

Jan 15, 2010, 21:56 ET from Giant Food LLC

LANDOVER, Md., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Giant Food of Landover, Md. today announced that along with its sister supermarkets, it will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross International Response Fund. In addition, beginning Saturday, January 16 and continuing through January 31, Giant Food of Landover, Md. will collect donations in all stores and corporate offices for the victims of the Haiti earthquake on behalf of the American Red Cross International Response Fund.

"Due to the extent of the recent catastrophe in Haiti, we want to do as much as we can to help with the relief efforts. Starting Saturday, our associates and customers will have an easy way to contribute to earthquake victims," said Robin Michel division president of Giant Food of Landover, Md. "Many community members and organizations from our region have strong ties to Haiti. Our friends, neighbors, and customers have been impacted by this disaster and Giant of Landover is confident that our generous customers and associates will support this vital fundraising effort. Together, we can make a difference."

About Giant Food of Landover, Md.

Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 180 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 22,000 associates. Included within the 180 stores are 163 full-service pharmacies. Giant is owned by Netherlands-based Ahold. For more information on Giant, visit www.GiantFood.com.

SOURCE Giant Food LLC



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