Kroger on Friday announced it has named Rick Going president of the company's new Nashville division, Calvin Kaufman president of the new Louisville division, Jayne Homco president of the Michigan division and Erin Sharp group VP of Kroger manufacturing.
The Kroger Co. announced this week it raised more than $425,000 from customer and associate contributions and committed to a corporate gift of $50,000 for a total cash contribution of more than $475,000 to support Red Cross initiatives to assist storm relief efforts in Oklahoma.
For the sixth consecutive year, Kroger has committed $3 million in donations for local breast cancer initiatives across the country to support National Breast Cancer Awareness month in October as part of its Giving Hope a Hand initiative.
Kroger recalled select packages of pet food sold in some of its retail stores because the products may contain aflatoxin, a naturally occurring toxic chemical byproduct from the growth of a certain fungus.
In an effort to assure that its customers stay healthy this holiday season, Kroger is offering free flu shot vouchers to the Salvation Army and Feeding America, a leading domestic hunger-relief organization.