Food Lion gives Salvation Army $5,000 for food pantry

  • Posted: Saturday, January 19, 2013 1:34 a.m.

SALISBURY — The Salvation Army of Rowan County will be able to restock their food pantry with a $5,000 gift from Food Lion.

The Food Lion Charitable Foundation presented the agency with money that will provide much needed food to local residents.

“The Salvation Army is extremely grateful to the Food Lion Charitable Foundation’s support and partnership. Receiving these much needed funds will help many people in our area who face food insecurity every day,” Corps. Officer Lt. Josh Morse said in a statement.

Since 1912, the Salvation Army of Rowan County has served the community with programs and services designed to provide basic needs such as food. The Salvation Army provides food baskets to families and individuals in the community who would otherwise go without food.

The Food Lion Charitable Foundation was founded in 2001, and provides financial support for programs and organizations dedicated to feeding the hungry in the communities it serves.

The Salvation Army of Rowan County offices are located at 620 Bringle Ferry Road. For more information about its services, call 704-636-6491.

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