Greenville, South Carolina (May 30, 2018) – Meals on Wheels of Greenville has received $2,225 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation. The funds will support the organization’s daily meal program for homebound individuals in Greenville County, focusing specifically on the purchase, production, and distribution of meals.
“The quality and nutrition of the food we provide to homebound individuals in our community is critical to our mission. This gift will allow us to continue providing healthy menu items in addition to daily volunteer visits to those we serve,” said Executive Director at Meals on Wheels of Greenville, Catriona Carlisle.
Established in 2001, the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation provides financial support for the programs and organizations dedicated to feeding the hungry in the communities it serves. Since its inception, the foundation has awarded more than $10 million in grants.
About Meals on Wheels of Greenville: Meals on Wheels enhances the quality of life of homebound individuals and seniors by providing nutritious meals, personal interaction and independence. Each day, caring volunteers deliver nearly 1,500 hot, nutritious meals to homebound individuals throughout Greenville County. In 2018, Meals on Wheels is celebrating 50 years of delivering hope to the community and 12 million meals delivered. Meals on Wheels is a proud partner of United Way of Greenville County. For more information call 864-233-6565 or visit www.MealsonWheelsGreenville.org.
About Food Lion: Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,000 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 63,000 associates. By leveraging its longstanding heritage of low prices and convenient locations, Food Lion is working to own the easiest full shop grocery experience in the Southeast, anchored by a strong commitment to affordability, freshness and the communities it serves. Through Food Lion Feeds, the company has committed to provide 500 million meals to individuals and families in need by the end of 2020. Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Royal Ahold Delhaize Group. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com.