Giant-Landover donates 1,000 turkeys to local food bank

Chain's president, VP finance on hand to present donation to Capital Area Food Bank

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant-Landover donated 1,000 turkeys to a nearby food bank last week to help families in need enjoy Thanksgiving, the Ahold-owned chain said.

The chain, officially known as Giant Food and based in Landover, Md., sent President Anthony Hucker and VP Finance Brian Shelton to the Capital Area Food Bank to present 1,000 turkeys on Friday. Shelton is also a board member of the food bank.

Capital Area Food Bank, COO Mark McCaffrey was on hand to accept the donation. The food bank is distributing 5,000 turkeys to families in the District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware.

 

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