Food Lion Announces 12 Percent Discount for Active Military and Veterans on
SALISBURY, N.C., Nov. 9, 2012
SALISBURY, N.C., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Veterans Day on
Sunday, Nov. 11, Food Lion stores will offer a 12 percent discount to active
and retired military personnel to show their support and appreciation for
those who are currently serving or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. To
receive the discount, active military, reservists and veterans should present
their MVP card at checkout and request the discount.
In addition to the in-store discount, the company is also making a $925,000
donation to the Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit organization with the
single mission to honor and empower our wounded heroes. Customers may also
support the Wounded Warrior Project by purchasing specially-marked items in
Food Lion stores, or purchasing a magnet or bracelet at the register for one
Food Lion is a long-standing supporter of its military associates and
customers. The company provides numerous employment benefits to military
associates, adopts families of colleagues who have been called into active
duty, and donates food and provides volunteers for community military events.
In addition, the company has a Veterans and Military Business Resource Group
to further support its associates and customers. In 2010, Food Lion was
honored with the Department of Defense's highest honor for employers, the
ESGR's Freedom Award, for its programs and services for military associates.
About Food Lion
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., is a company of Delhaize America, the
U.S. division of Brussels-based Delhaize Group (NYSE: DEG) and operates more
than 1,100 supermarkets. The company employs approximately 58,000 associates
delivering quality products, low prices and service to customers in 10
Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states. For more information, visit
www.foodlion.com. Find Food Lion business updates on Twitter @FoodLionNews or
SOURCE Food Lion
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