Kroger Raises $475K for Okla. Tornado Relief
The Kroger Co. has raised more than $425,000 from customer and associate contributions to assist storm relief efforts in Oklahoma. In addition, Kroger committed a corporate gift of $50,000 for a total cash contribution of more than $475,000 to support Red Cross initiatives in the devastated area.
"The generosity of our customers and associates to support the Oklahoma relief efforts will help these communities recover more quickly in the aftermath of such devastating storms," said Lynn Marmer, Kroger's group VP of corporate affairs.
Many Kroger, Dillons and QFC stores across the country are helping customers donate through a variety of ways including coin boxes at registers.
Cincinnati-based Kroger operates 2,424 supermarkets and multidepartment stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's.