The American Cancer Society recognized Kroger with the 2012 Excellence in Philanthropy Award. Kroger was recognized for its support of the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer and Relay for Life events.
Here is the press release from Kroger.
ROANOKE, VA. (November 26, 2012)—Kroger has received the 2012 Excellence in Philanthropy Award from the American Cancer Society.
The award is based on Kroger’s support of the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer and Relay for Life events across the country.
“Each year, thousands of Kroger associates commit their energy, time and funds to fight cancer in their communities,” said Allison McGee, spokesperson for the Mid-Atlantic region.
The award is given to companies that have provided $1 million or more to the American Cancer Society last year through a variety of support activities. Kroger is one of 19 companies recognized this year.
Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic region operates 122 stores in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and the eastern portions of Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio from its headquarters in Roanoke.