Salvation Army receives donation from Food Lion Feeds
The Salvation Army of Washington has received $2,750 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation to help feed local residents in their time of need.
“Food Lion has been a loyal supporter of The Salvation Army for many years. We thank the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation for providing valuable funds this year to help feed the less fortunate in our area,” said Captain Karl Bush of the Army’s Washington Corps.
The funds will be used to provide boxes of food designed to feed a hungry individual or family for up to two weeks.
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation is committed to supporting families facing food insecurity. Established in 2001, the foundation provides financial support for programs and organizations dedicated to feeding local neighbors in the communities it serves. Since its inception, the foundation has awarded more than $15 million in grants. The charitable foundation partners with Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief agency, in addition to local food agencies serving the 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states in which Food Lion operates. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com/in-our-community.