CORMII Community Development Corporation receives donation from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation

Staff report

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY – CORMII Community Development Corporation recently received $2,500 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation to help feed those living with food insecurity.

The CORMII Community Development Corporation will use the donation to purchase food for its weekly pantry distribution.

“Seeing a bright future for people in the community is of utmost importance to the CORMII Community Development Corporation team. With inflation at a high level, this gift is much needed during this specific time,” said Dr. Unique Hale-CEO of CORMII. “On behalf of the team and myself, we would like to express our deepest gratitude for the donation from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation.”

This gift will be used to purchase most perishable foods, such as meat, fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as other perishable foods such as milk, eggs, and any non-perishable food needed to complete a meal for those who need it.

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The organization’s mission is to provide food, clothing, shelter and housing to people in need, but the current demand is nearly 100% for food. Food insecurity is real, underline the leaders of the group.

The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation is committed to supporting families facing food insecurity in its 10 states. Established in 2001, the foundation provides financial support to programs and organizations dedicated to feeding local neighbors in the communities it serves. Since its inception, the foundation has awarded more than $15 million in grants.

About the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation

The Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Food Lion, based in Salisbury, North Carolina. Established in 2001, the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation provides financial support to programs and organizations dedicated to ending hunger. The charitable foundation has provided more than $15 million in grants to help feed communities with fresh food for backpacking programs, children’s cafes and other hunger relief programs, as well as funds for long-term programs to help shorten food bank lines. The charitable foundation partners with Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger relief agency, in addition to local food agencies serving the 10 Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states in which Food Lion operates. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com/in-our-community.

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