News and Media
For Immediate Release
March 25, 2011
Giant Food LLC
Giant Food of Landover, Md. to Collect Donations to Benefit Victims of Japan's Natural Disasters
Landover, Md. (March 25, 2011) - Giant Food of Landover, Md. today announced that, along with its sister Ahold USA supermarkets, $100,000 will be donated to the American Red Cross Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund to support disaster relief efforts to help those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Additionally, beginning today and continuing through April 8, Giant Food will collect donations in all stores for the victims of the natural disasters in Japan on behalf of the American Red Cross Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund. One hundred percent of the monies collected will be donated to relief efforts.
"Due to the extent of the recent natural disasters in Japan, we want to do as much as we can to help with relief efforts. Starting Friday, our associates and customers will have an easy way to contribute to the victims," said Don Sussman, acting division president of Giant Food of Landover, Md. "I'm confident that our generous customers and associates will support this effort. Together, we can make a difference by contributing to the American Red Cross Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund."
About Giant Food of Landover, Md.
Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 178 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 22,000 associates. Included within the 178 stores are 163 full-service pharmacies. Giant is owned by Ahold USA, Inc. For more information on Giant, visit www.GiantFood.com.