Hannaford Supermarkets to honor volunteers, non-profits in Bay State through “Hannaford Health Hero” program 

12 Massachusetts-based non-profits to be recognized by Hannaford for commitment to health and wellness with $500 donation each

BOSTON, Massachusetts – Hannaford Supermarkets today announced the return of an initiative that will honor Massachusetts volunteers for their commitment to promoting health and wellness in the community.

The “Hannaford Health Hero” program will recognize the work of 12 Bay State volunteers who inspire others within the community to make healthy choices for life on behalf of non-profit organizations.

Hannaford Supermarkets will donate $500 to the non-profit on behalf of the recipient in recognition of the organization’s commitment to health and wellness. Additionally, the individual honoree will receive a $50 Hannaford gift card.

“At Hannaford, we strongly believe in promoting health and wellness within the communities we serve,” said Hannaford Supermarkets Community Relations Specialist Molly Tarleton. “I encourage non-profit organizations to shine a spotlight on outstanding volunteers by nominating them to be a Hannaford Health Hero. We look forward to hearing about the exceptional work that takes place each day in Massachusetts.”

Two honorees from Massachusetts-based registered 501(c)(3) organizations will be announced each month from April through June and September through November.

Nominations must be submitted by executive directors or volunteer coordinators of registered 501(c)(3) organizations in Massachusetts. Nominations submitted by anyone other than an executive director or volunteer coordinator of a qualified non-profit organization in Massachusetts will not be considered.

Nominations should describe in 200 words or less how the designated individual or group of individuals inspires others to make healthy lifestyle choices while engaged in volunteer work for a non-profit organization in Massachusetts. Nominees may be cited for a specific action or their overall commitment to health and wellness.

Nominations may be submitted online at www.hannafordhealthhero.com.

Nominees are required to reside in the state of Massachusetts and must be 13 years of age or older. Nominees under 18 years of age require parental consent.

About Hannaford Supermarkets

Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, Maine, operates 184 stores in the Northeast. Stores are located in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. All Hannaford stores feature Guiding Stars, America’s first storewide nutrition navigation system, and most stores have full-service pharmacies. Hannaford employs more than 26,000 associates. Additional information can be found at www.hannaford.com.


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