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Originally published: 2014-02-04 16:33:20
Last modified: 2014-02-04 16:34:06

Casting Bread Food Pantry receives $2,500 from Food Lion

Casting Bread Food Pantry, an arm of FaithBridge United Methodist Church, has received $2,500  from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation to aid in the ongoing endeavor of feeding those who are hungry.  

"Wow, this is such a wonderful surprise. God has continually blessed our endeavor,"  Susan Stutts, director of Casting Bread, said.

This grant money will go far in providing food for those in need and will also aid our organization in the maintenance and upkeep of our freezers and other equipment, she said. Our mission statement is to "Show the love of Jesus Christ as we provide food for families in need and provide referrals for additional support as needed."

Established in 2001, the Food Lion Charitable Foundation provides financial support for programs and organizations dedicated to feeding the hungry in the communities it serves. Since its inception, the foundation has awarded more than $9 million in grants.

Food Lion, based in Salisbury, is a company of Delhaize America, the U.S. division of Brussels-based Delhaize Group (NYSE:DEG). Food Lion  operates more than 1,100 supermarkets in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states, and employs approximately 57,000 associates. 

For more information, visit http://www.foodlion.com.