CARLISLE, Pa., Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the second hurricane to hit the U.S. in as many weeks, Ahold USA and its brands – Stop & Shop, Giant Food of Landover, and Giant Food Stores of Carlisle – today announced a donation of $250,000 to help with relief and recovery efforts following Hurricane Irma. This donation will be made to the American Red Cross through Ahold USA's Our Family Foundation.
Including Ahold USA's previous donation of $250,000 to Hurricane Harvey relief, recent Ahold USA hurricane disaster relief donations have amounted to $500,000.
Ahold USA, its brands and the Our Family Foundation are dedicated to building healthy communities both in stores and through charitable giving, and this donation will help the affected communities rebuild disrupted lives and devastated communities.
"We've been touched to see both companies and individuals across the US come together to support victims of the recent hurricanes, and hope our contributions will help ease the stress and pain of families struggling to get back on their feet during these trying times," said Kevin Holt, Chief Operating Officer, Ahold USA.
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.
SOURCE Ahold USA