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Harris Teeter launches Emergency Support campaign for individuals and families affected by Hurricane Harvey

Company to Donate 100% of Proceeds to American Red Cross

Matthews, NC, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter announced today (Aug. 31, 2017) it will launch an Emergency Support campaign to benefit individuals and families affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Throughout the month of September, the company invites their generous shoppers and valued associates to place a monetary donation in the donation boxes at its in-store Starbucks locations.

One-hundred percent of proceeds from the in-store campaign will be donated to American Red Cross which supports the affected communities by providing relief supplies, emergency response units, personnel and support for long-term reconstruction.

“When disaster strikes, our valued associates and shoppers want to lend their support and make a difference,” said Danna Robinson, communication manager for Harris Teeter. “The Emergency Support campaign will be an easy way for customers to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.”

“The Red Cross is grateful for Harris Teeter’s contribution, which allows our organization to provide much-needed help to communities impacted by disasters like Hurricane Harvey to support people as they deal with the impact of a disaster and in the weeks following as they work to rebuild their lives,” said Elizabeth Penniman, vice president, Communications at the American Red Cross.

Harris Teeter is committed to the communities where its customers and associates live and work.  The company will continue to provide shoppers the opportunity to donate to organizations that make a difference in the lives of their friends, colleagues and communities around the world.

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Source: Harris Teeter

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