Kroger raises nearly $500,000 for Oklahoma tornado relief

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. announced this week it raised more than $425,000 from customer and associate contributions to assist storm relief efforts in Oklahoma. In addition, Kroger committed to a corporate gift of $50,000 for a total cash contribution of more than $475,000 to support Red Cross initiatives in areas devastated by violent storms, including an EF5 tornado, on May 20.

"The generosity of our customers and associates to support the Oklahoma relief efforts will help these communities recover more quickly in the aftermath of such devastating storms," said Lynn Marmer, Kroger's group vice president of corporate affairs.

Many Kroger, Dillons and QFC stores across the country are helping customers donate through a variety of ways including coin boxes at registers.


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