CARLISLE, Pa., Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahold USA and its brands – Stop & Shop, Giant Food of Landover, and Giant Food Stores of Carlisle – today announced donations totaling $250,000 to help with relief and recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey. The donations, comprised of $175,000 in cash donations and additional donations of $75,000 in needed food and supplies, will be made to the hardest hit areas in Texas to help families affected by the recent storm. In addition, select store locations of Ahold USA brands will serve as collection points for canned and packaged food.
"Our hearts go out to the communities in Texas and along the Gulf Coast that are dealing with such unimaginable loss," said Kevin Holt, chief operating officer, Ahold USA. "The disaster is unprecedented, and it will take a collective effort to rebuild and restore these communities. With this donation, we are sending not just resources, but also a message of support from all of the communities of Ahold USA and its brands."
About Ahold USA
Ahold USA is a proud company of Ahold Delhaize, one of the world's largest food retail groups, a leader in supermarkets and e-commerce, and a company at the forefront of sustainable retailing. Ahold USA supports four regional Divisions – Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover, and Giant Carlisle – that together operate approximately 780 supermarkets with 115,000 associates in 14 states and the District of Columbia along with Peapod, the nation's leading e-commerce grocery shopping/delivery service. For more information, visit www.aholddelhaize.com.
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