Local grocery store helps provide 1,500 pounds of ham for families in need
Salt Lake City, UT, 2015-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macey’s grocery stores will donate approximately 1,500 pounds of Hormel Ham to Utah Food Bank and St Vincent de Paul’s Dining Hall on Thursday, December 17, at 10:00 a.m. at Macey’s in Sandy. The donation, aimed to help assist locals in need, will serve as a reminder of the spirit of giving and helping your neighbors during the holiday season.
WHO: Macey’s Grocery Store
WHAT: Macey’s will donate 450 Hormel hams (1,500 pounds valued at $9,000 dollars) to Utah Food Bank and Catholic Community Services’ St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall
*Visual: Macey’s employees loading Utah Food Bank and Catholic Community Services truck with Hormel ham.
WHEN: Thursday, December 17, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Macey’s Sandy (7850 S 1300 E, Sandy) Utah
WHY: To raise awareness about food insecurity in Utah as well as a way to give during the holiday season.
In 1947, Walt Macey and Dale A. Jones started the “Save-A-Nickel-Market” in Rosepark, Utah. Macey’s grew from a small store into a multi-store chain by providing personalized old-fashioned service. Known for their famous doughnuts and Kong Kones, Macey’s grocery stores offer a made-from-scratch in-store bakery, delicatessen, full-service grocery, meat, produce and a non-foods department and above all, friendly service. For more information, visit maceys.com
About Utah Food Bank
Founded in 1904, Utah Food Bank has operated under various names but remains true to its mission of Fighting Hunger Statewide by providing food to a statewide network of 140 emergency food pantries and agencies. Last fiscal year, Utah Food Bank distributed 37.5 million pounds of food and goods, the equivalent of approximately 31.3 million meals, to families and individuals in need. For more information about Utah Food Bank, visit http://www.utahfoodbank.org. Find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/UtahFoodBank and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/UtahFoodBank.