CARLISLE, Pa. — Giant-Carlisle is donating more than half a million dollars to support the USO and other programs to support members of the armed services.
The chain, owned by Ahold USA, said customers and employees at Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets donated $517,535 through its annual Support Our Troops campaign, which benefits regional USOs throughout the area where the chain operates, and the Wounded Warriors Project.
"Thanks to our customers and associates, we continue to assist the brave men and women who serve our country daily," Giant-Carlisle president Rick Herring said. "Due to the outstanding work of our regional USOs and the Wounded Warrior Project, our troops are able to stay connected to their families and receive needed care if they are injured."
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