Companies Partner with Operation Homefront to Provide Holiday Meals to Military Families
Matthews, N.C., 2014-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Harris Teeter and MillerCoors donated holiday meals to 400 military families served by Operation Homefront. Murphy-Goode also donated $6,000 in Harris Teeter gift cards to Operation Homefront; the gift cards will be used by military families to purchase holiday meals.
Operation Homefront is a non-profit organization which provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors. The donation took place at the DC National Guard Armory; Operation Homefront coordinated the Thanksgiving meal distribution event and also identified the recipients of the gift card donation.
“Harris Teeter is proud to partner with MillerCoors and Murphy-Goode for the fifth consecutive year supporting Operation Homefront and our military servicemen and women as well as their families,” said Danna Jones, communication manager for Harris Teeter. “Over the last two weeks, Harris Teeter has hosted meal distribution events throughout our marketing areas. These events will feed more than 21,000 individual this Thanksgiving holiday.”
These meal distribution events are hosted alongside Harris Teeter’s annual Harvest Feast food drive and donation card campaign during which shoppers are provided the opportunity to support community members-in-need by donating $1, $5 or $20 at checkout or by donating to the company-wide food drive. Collection bins are located in the front lobby of each Harris Teeter location.
In November, 2013, thanks to the support of its generous shoppers and associates, Harris Teeter collected over $624,000 for its food bank partners and agencies.
About Operation Homefront Mid-Atlantic
Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors. Operation Homefront also assists military families during difficult financial times by providing food assistance in the form of food boxes and grocery gift cards. For more information about Operation Homefront, please visit www.OperationHomefront.net.
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