From left to right: Adirondack Thunder Head Coach Alex Loh; Hannaford Supermarkets Community Relations Specialist Brian Fabre; Open Door Mission President and CEO Kim Cook; Captain Leo Lloyd, Jr., Corps Commanding Officer of the Greater Glens Falls Salvation Army; and Adirondack Thunder Team Captain James Henry.

Fans who bring a non-perishable food item to the Adirondack Thunder game on Saturday, December 1 will receive a free ticket to the Friday, December 28 game

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. – Hannaford Supermarkets and the Adirondack Thunder will team up to support holiday hunger relief efforts with a food drive on Saturday, December 1 when the Thunder hosts the Reading Royals at Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls, NY. The food drive will get underway at 5:30 p.m. Face-off is at 7 p.m.

Fans attending the game are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item, which will be donated to the Greater Glens Falls Salvation Army and Open Door Mission. The collection will take place in the main lobby of the arena. Volunteers will accept donations through 7:30 p.m.

Fans who donate a non-perishable item will receive a voucher for a free ticket to the Adirondack Thunder home game on Friday, December 28. The voucher may be redeemed at the Upstate Chevy Dealers Box Office at Cool Insuring Arena.

“Hannaford is committed to fighting hunger within the communities we serve and we are honored to partner with the Adirondack Thunder on this initiative. We hope this effort will enable the Greater Glens Falls Salvation Army and Open Door Mission to provide for families this holiday season,” said Hannaford Supermarkets Community Relations Specialist Brian Fabre. “We encourage fans to join us for a night of great hockey action while supporting these critical community organizations.”

“We are very excited to host our annual food drive to support and help out the Glens Falls community,” Thunder President Jeff Mead said. “We are also happy to add Hannaford Supermarkets as a presenting sponsor for the night to help expand the reach and increase the spread of our donations. Each year of our food drive has seen an increased donation total and we hope to continue that trend this year with everyone’s support.”

Fans may purchase tickets to the December 1 game by visiting the Thunder office or Upstate Chevy Dealers Box Office at Cool Insuring Arena, online at or by phone at 518-480-3355.

About Hannaford Supermarkets

Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, Maine, operates 181 stores in the Northeast. Stores are located in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Hannaford employs more than 27,000 associates. Additional information can be found at


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