Ever wonder just how much those Kroger shamrocks you purchased in March benefitted the Muscular Dystrophy Association? Kroger announced recently that customers and associates had raised over $375,000 in the stores to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). That was just from the $1 or $5 donations through shamrocks purchased at Kroger stores during the month of March.
Kroger-Atlanta Division has supported MDA for the last 12 years. The funds raised through the annual campaign go towards research and local support programs including summer camp for kids with Muscular Dystrophy.
“Kroger remains one of the largest supporters of MDA’s efforts to provide much needed services and potentially life saving research to local families living with Muscular Dystrophy,” Sabrina Hughes, Regional Director of MDA’s Southeast Division said in a press release. “Kroger associates and their customer’s continue to provide help and hope to children and adults with muscle disease and everyone involved really responded to this year’s campaign, even in these tough economic conditions.”
Kroger’s Atlanta Division, headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the southeast largest retail grocery chains with over 215 stores covering, Georgia, Eastern Tennessee, Alabama and South Carolina. There is a Kroger store in the Loganville area as well as in Grayson. Kroger was recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in the US, focusing its charitable efforts on hunger relief, K-12 education, women’s health initiatives and local organizations in the communities it serves. For more information about Kroger, visit www.kroger.com.