Kroger bequeaths $21,000 to HBCU Food Stores in Virginia


Who hasn’t heard about Kroger’s? it is the largest grocery food store chain in America, while they are always eager to do more for the precise cause. Recently, they have made a great donation to Richmond, Virginia. On Thursday they announced and made it public that Kroger Mid-Atlantic grocery chain a donation of a $ 21,000 fee for food stores at black and Virginia colleges and universities in Virginia and West Virginia.


This cause if running under this tagline that “You will receive a $ 7,000 defense to support the school’s pantry program. “Zero Hunger, Zero Waste” inventiveness for the grocery chain. These three schools have received this donation which is mentioned below.

  • Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia
  • University of Virginia Lynchburg in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • West Virginia State University Institute, West Virginia

The official spokesperson of the Kroger Alison McGee of Kruger Mid Atlantic, based in Richmond said that “We know that all of these schools operate with Nutritious Food Week for students who need support,” “The donation helps to help store shelves so more students can eat.”

This special donation is made in honor of Black History Month and in coordination with the Framework Plan for Action: Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion. Fits under part of “Diverse Talent Packs” that focus on engagement, partnership, and talent acquisition from HBCU.

This cause will bring more awareness in youth and they will get to know how to save food while eating it wisely without being staying hungry! What are your thoughts about the Kroger’s awareness campaign? Let us know in the comment section below!

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