Food 4 Less charitable campaign to benefit Southern California Children's Hospitals

  Food 4 Less charitable campaign to benefit Southern California Children's

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California based Food 4
Less is pleased to announce that it is raising funds to support children's
hospitals in the communities its stores serve in Southern California.

Customers and associates can support their local children's hospital through
the supermarket chain's nonprofit arm, The Food 4 Less Fund, by donating their
spare change in collection canisters located at the checkstands in their
neighborhood Southern California Food 4 Less store. The children's hospital
fundraising campaign runs through May 25, 2013.

Children's hospitals that will benefit from the program include:

  oChildren's Hospital Los Angeles
  oChildren's Hospital of Orange County
  oCottage Children's Hospital (Santa Barbara)
  oLoma Linda Children's Hospital
  oMiller Children's Hospital Long Beach
  oRady Children's Hospital (San Diego)

"Food 4 Less believes strongly in giving back to the communities our stores
serve," said Bryan Kaltenbach, Food 4 Less president. "We're pleased to extend
our commitment to community service to our local children's hospitals. We
cannot think of a better way to invest in our communities than by giving
families and children hope through our support of the outstanding work these
hospitals are doing to provide world-class medical care for children."

Since 2005, Food 4 Less, its associates and customers have given more than $1
million to children's hospitals.

About Food 4 Less:
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Food 4 Less operates 146 price-impact,
warehouse-format supermarkets under the banners Food 4 Less in Southern
California, Nevada, Illinois and Indiana, and Foods Co in Central and Northern
California. Last year, Food 4 Less contributed more than $4 million to support
education, hunger relief, women's health and local nonprofit organizations in
the communities served by the company's stores. Food 4 Less is a subsidiary of
The Kroger Co., (NYSE:KR), one of the nation's largest grocery retailers,
headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. For more information about Food 4 Less,
please visit our website at

SOURCE Food 4 Less

Contact: Kendra Doyel, +1-310-884-4141, Food 4 Less
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