Foods Co charitable campaign to benefit Children's Hospitals

Feb 04, 2016, 11:41 ET from Foods Co

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Foods Co is pleased to announce that it is raising funds to support UC Davis Children's Hospital and UC San Francisco Children's Hospital.

Foods Co customers and associates can support the two children's hospitals through the supermarket chain's nonprofit arm, The Foods Co Fund, by donating their spare change in collection canisters located at the checkstands in their neighborhood Foods Co store. The children's hospital fundraising campaign runs through May 24, 2016.

"Foods Co believes strongly in giving back to the community," said Bryan Kaltenbach, President of Foods Co. "We're pleased to extend our commitment to support children's hospitals in the communities where our customers and associates live and work. We cannot think of a better way to invest in our communities than by giving families and children hope through our support of the innovative work these hospitals are doing to provide world-class medical care for children."

Children's hospitals that will benefit from the charitable fundraising drive include:

  • UC Davis Children's Hospital
  • UC San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital
  • Valley Children's Hospital (Fresno)

Foods Co operates 22 stores in central and northern California, including six stores in the Bay Area, four stores in the greater Sacramento Valley area and seven stores in the Fresno area.

Since 2005, Foods Co and its sister company, Southern California-based Food 4 Less, have given more than $1.3 million to children's hospitals.

About Foods Co:

Foods Co is a member of the Southern California-based Food 4 Less Stores family of supermarkets. Food 4 Less operates 131 price-impact, warehouse-format supermarkets under the banners Food 4 Less in Southern California, Illinois and Indiana, and Foods Co in Central and Northern California, from its headquarters in Compton, CA. Food 4 Less is a subsidiary of The Kroger Co., (NYSE: KR), one of the nation's largest grocery retailers, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. For more information about Food 4 Less, please visit our website at

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