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Nov 19, 2014, 12:23 ET
This holiday season, Food Lion is partnering with customers in its more than 1,100 stores, Nov. 19 – Dec. 23, to help solve hunger through its Food Lion Feeds "Holidays Without Hunger" campaign. Through the campaign, customers can purchase and donate a specially-marked "Holidays Without Hunger" food box for $5, while supplies last, or make a cash donation at checkout. One hundred percent of cash donations benefit Feeding America(R), the largest domestic hunger relief charity, and its network of local food banks.

Food Lion Feeds Launches "Holidays Without Hunger" Campaign to Help Feed Local Families in Need this Holiday Season

This holiday season, Food Lion is partnering with customers in its more than 1,100 stores, Nov. 19 – Dec. 23, to help solve hunger through...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:00 ET

Food Lion Unveils New Easy, Fresh and Affordable Shopping Experience for Customers in 45 Greater Greenville, New Bern and Jacksonville, N.C., Stores

 Food Lion has unveiled a new, easier shopping experience for customers in 45 stores in the greater Greenville, New Bern and Jacksonville,...

Nov 10, 2014, 11:00 ET

Food Lion Announces 10 Percent Discount for Active, Retired and Honorably Discharged Military Personnel on Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, Food Lion stores will offer a 10 percent discount to active, retired and honorably discharged military...

Oct 30, 2014, 10:00 ET

Meg Ham Named President of Food Lion

Food Lion announced today that Meg Ham has been named president of Food Lion effective Nov. 1.  She succeeds Beth Newlands Campbell, who is...

Oct 14, 2014, 13:04 ET

Food Lion Feeds Partners with Customers to Help Provide 1.5 Million Meals to Families in Need through Sale of Specially Marked Bagged Apples

 Food Lion is proud to announce that it has partnered with its customers to help provide 1.5 million meals to families in need across its...

Sep 16, 2014, 16:30 ET

Food Lion Feeds Named Official Hunger Relief Partner of the Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the organization has teamed up with Food Lion on a multi-year, multi-faceted partnership that...

Sep 15, 2014, 14:53 ET

Local Food Lion Associates Volunteer to Give 400,000 Meals to Feed the Hungry

 Food Lion Feeds today launched its first annual Week of Service. Hundreds of local associates from across the grocer's 10-state operating...

Aug 20, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Food Lion Unveils New Easy, Fresh and Affordable Shopping Experience for Customers in 31 Greater Wilmington, N.C., Stores

 Food Lion has unveiled a new, easier shopping experience for customers in 31 stores in the greater Wilmington, N.C., market. The stores are...

Jun 09, 2014, 10:56 ET

Food Lion to Provide 500 Million Meals to Families in Need by End of 2020 through Food Lion Feeds

 Food Lion today pledged to donate 500 million meals to families in need by the end of 2020 through its new community relations platform, Food...

May 14, 2014, 09:52 ET
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Food Lion Unveils New Chain-wide "Easy, Fresh and Affordable" Strategy

Today, Food Lion unveiled its new chain-wide strategy:   "Easy, Fresh and Affordable...You Can Count on Food Lion Every Day!"  The...

Mar 05, 2014, 14:30 ET

Food Lion Unveils Industry-Leading Seafood Sustainability Policy

 Food Lion announced today that it has implemented an industry-leading sustainable seafood policy that covers approximately 1,000 fresh,...

Feb 06, 2014, 11:29 ET

Food Lion Unveils New Online Tool to Provide Customers with Easy Access to Hundreds of Load-to-Card and Printable Coupons for Added Savings

Food Lion has unveiled a new online tool, MVP Coupon Hub, to make accessing grocery coupons online easier for customers. The new tool, found on the...

Nov 22, 2013, 11:31 ET

Food Lion Seeks to Raise 1 Million Meals for Local Food Banks During Annual "Hunger Has a Cure" Campaign

 Food Lion today announced that it is aiming to raise more than 1 million meals for local food banks by partnering with customers during...

Nov 12, 2013, 09:50 ET

Food Lion Announces Investments in 169 Stores in North Carolina and South Carolina; Hires 500 Associates

 Food Lion announced today that it has made significant investments in 169 stores in North Carolina and South Carolina and created...

Oct 29, 2013, 11:01 ET

Food Lion to Give Free Cupcake to Children Who "Lion-Up" This Halloween

 In celebration of its heritage, Food Lion will give away one free cupcake to any child that comes into a store dressed up as a lion, Thursday,...

Oct 09, 2013, 16:03 ET
Food Lion President Beth Newlands Campbell (pictured center holding check) with executive directors of North Carolina's food banks.  (PRNewsFoto/Food Lion)

Food Lion Donates $500,000 in Gift Cards to Support North Carolina Families

 In response to North Carolina's announcement that it will temporarily suspend benefits under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for...

Oct 09, 2013, 10:32 ET

Food Lion Rolls Out Digital Improvements to Make Saving on Groceries Easier for Customers

 Food Lion has rolled out a series of digital improvements to make saving money on groceries easier for its customers. Food Lion recently...

Oct 02, 2013, 14:51 ET

Food Lion Offers Customers Free Holiday Dinner Coupon Through its "Shop, Collect and Earn" Promotion

 Food Lion MVP customers can now earn a free $20 coupon towards their holiday dinner as part of the "Shop, Collect and Earn" promotion, which...

Sep 09, 2013, 10:48 ET

U.S. EPA Honors Food Lion with 2012 Superior Goal Achievement Award

Food Lion has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2012 Superior Goal Achievement Award, one of the agency's honors for commercial...

Sep 03, 2013, 11:10 ET

Food Lion Announces 2013 Fall Football Campaign to Benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals®

 Food Lion will kick off its Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® Fall Football Campaign, Wednesday, Sept. 4. The campaign will run...