From left to right: Joel Riley, Interim Manager, Fresh Operations, Hannaford Supermarkets; Tom Rubenstrunck, Assistant Store Manager, Hannaford Supermarkets; Laurie Drake, Store Manager, Hannaford Supermarkets; Krystle Nowhitney Hernandez, Deputy Director, Saratoga County EOC; Brian Fabre, Community Relations Specialist, Hannaford Supermarkets; Jo Anne Hume, Executive Director, Saratoga County EOC; Angelo Calbone, Community Services Program Director, Saratoga County EOC; and Andy Willette, Director of Operations, Hannaford Supermarkets.

BALLSTON SPA, New York – Hannaford Supermarkets today announced a $5,000 donation to support the various hunger relief programs at the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council (EOC).

The donation will provide funding for the Saratoga County EOC’s food programs, including the emergency food pantry, soup kitchen, summer youth lunch program and rural food delivery service, amongst other initiatives designed to help alleviate hunger in the community.

“Hannaford is pleased to support the numerous food programs offered by the Saratoga County EOC, which meet a critical need in our community. Many families are stressed in meeting basic needs, including the essential need for food,” said Hannaford Supermarkets Community Relations Specialist Brian Fabre. “We commend the Saratoga County EOC for their work in increasing access to healthy and nutritious food.”

The Saratoga County EOC is the designated anti-poverty agency for the county and is dedicated to providing and promoting opportunities for individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. The non-profit organization is committed to being a leader in advocating for opportunities and developing solutions to promote healthy families and caring community partners.

Hannaford is committed to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. In 2017, Hannaford donated the equivalent of 20 million meals directly from stores to local food pantries and soup kitchens.

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 www.hannaford.com.


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