FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Meredith Gremel, Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications, SpartanNash, 616-878-2830
VG’s to Host Scan Away Hunger Program for Local Food Banks
Annual Program Held Nov. 29 through Dec. 12
Grand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 25, 2015 — VG’s stores will hold their annual Scan Away Hunger program Nov. 29 through Dec. 12 to raise money and food for the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan and other partner agencies. This program has been held at VG’s for over ten years. Last year, over $6,200 was collected during the two-week program.
Customers will have the opportunity to give the gift of food with $1, $5 or $10 donations or to give $17, which will purchase a full bag of groceries.
Grocery bags will include:
- 2 Spartan Family Skillet Meals
- 1 Hunts Spaghetti Sauce
- 1 Spartan Spaghetti
- 4 Spartan Tuna
- 5 Spartan Vegetables
- 1 Toasted Oats Cereal Spartan
- 1 Spartan Peanut Butter
- 1 Spartan Jelly
All VG’s stores are participating in Scan Away Hunger. The following stores will donate proceeds to the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, which serves more than 400 agencies in eastern Michigan in 22 counties:
- VG’s Caro, 1520 W. Caro, Caro, MI
- VG’s Clio, 710 S. Mill, Clio, MI
- VG’s Davison, 8503 Davison, Davison, MI
- VG’s Fenton, 18005 Silver Parkway, Fenton, MI
- VG’s Genesee, 7461 N. Genesee, Genesee, MI
- VG’s Marine City, 6764 S. River, Marine City, MI
- VG’s North Fenton, 1390 N. Leroy, North Fenton, MI
The following VG’s will donate proceeds to Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, which provides millions of pounds of food to those in need in southeastern Michigan:
- VG’s Sterling Hts., 40832 Ryan, Sterling Hts., MI
- VG’s Brighton, 9870 E. Grand River, Brighton, MI
- VG’s Howell, 2400 W. Grand River, Howell, MI
VG’s Owosso (1341 N. M-52, Owosso, MI) will donate proceeds to Greater Lansing Food Bank, which provides emergency food to tens of thousands of those in need in Ingham, Eaton, Clinton, Shiawassee, Clare, Isabella and Gratiot counties.
SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) is a Fortune 400 company and the largest food distributor serving U.S. military commissaries and exchanges in the world, in terms of revenue. The Company’s core businesses include distributing food to military commissaries and exchanges and independent and corporate-owned retail stores located in 46 states and the District of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Bahrain and Egypt. SpartanNash currently operates 164 supermarkets, primarily under the banners of VG’s, Family Fare Supermarkets, Family Fresh Markets, D&W Fresh Markets, and SunMart.