Foods Co charitable campaign to benefit Children's Hospitals

         Foods Co charitable campaign to benefit Children's Hospitals

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Foods Co is pleased to announce
that it is raising funds to support UC Davis Children's Hospital and UC San
Francisco Children's Hospital.

Foods Co customers and associates can support the two children's hospitals
through the supermarket chain's nonprofit arm, The Foods Co Fund, by donating
their spare change in collection canisters located at the checkstands in their
neighborhood Foods Co store. The children's hospital fund-raising campaign
runs through May 25, 2013.

"Foods Co believes strongly in giving back to the community," said Bryan
Kaltenbach, President of Foods Co. "We're pleased to extend our commitment to
support the children's hospitals at UC Davis and UC San Francisco. We cannot
think of a better way to invest in our communities than by giving families and
children hope through our support of the innovative work these hospitals are
doing to provide world-class medical care for children."

Since 2005, Foods Co and its sister company, Southern California-based Food 4
Less, have given more than $1 million to children's hospitals in California.

About Foods Co:
Foods Co is a member of the Southern California-based Food 4 Less Stores
family of supermarkets. 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, from its headquarters in Compton, CA. 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


Contact: Kendra Doyel, +1-310-884-4141, Foods Co
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