The Kroger Corporation (NYSE: KR) continues to provide assistance to areas affected by the historic Texas winter storm, including the city of Dallas and Houston, and local communities and nonprofits such as the Harvest Project Food Rescue and the Houston Food Bank. Food and Wilkinson Center) Clean water.
“Texas is very important and has weathered many storms and is getting stronger,” said Rodney McMullen, President and CEO of Kroger Corporation. Kroger has always supported Germany. People in Texas are always focused on making sure our employees and communities have the resources to rebuild. I am especially grateful to our store, distribution center, manufacturing, pharmacy, and Dallas office. Houston has worked tirelessly for the past two weeks and have worked hard to improve our employees, customers and communities. ”
Kroger makes it easy for customers to support disaster relief and benefits the American Red Cross by offering donation options at stores in Dallas-Fort Worth and Greater Houston. Annually, the Foundation provides $ 500,000 in funding through the Kroger Limited Foundation to support disaster relief. Customers can donate to in-store fundraising activities before the end of March.
The Kroger & Partners Foundation donated $ 190,000 to Mayor of Dallas Eric Johnson’s Disaster Fund and $ 180,000 to Harris County Winter Storm Relief Fund in Houston, funded by Mayor West and founded by Sylvester Turner and district judge. Information. Kroger also continues to work with other Texas cities to provide important recovery resources.
“As we continue to recover from this terrible crisis, we need practical approaches from government agencies, nonprofits and our business groups,” said Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson. Rye has been an excellent partner to Dallas in the past and I thank him for his continued support of our people. ”
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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said, “Recently, when our city faced the lowest temperatures in years, widespread power outages and waterless households, our communities looked on together to support each other.” We would like to thank Kroger for donating 3,000 boxes of bottled water to support those in need, and a donation of $ 180,000 to the Harris County Winter Storm Lying Disaster in Houston. ”
Like many residents and retailers, Kroger faced power outages, constant power outages, and damaged pipelines in power distribution centers and stores. As the regions regain their strength, Kroger restores the supply of fresh food to neighboring communities with the support of an inspiring team of employees who continue to cultivate the human spirit every day. Since then, the COVID-19 vaccination sites have also been restored. As of March 1, 2021, Kroger Health has administered more than 600,000 types of COVID for primary care health workers, skilled nursing facilities, seniors, teachers, and qualified personnel in 26 states, including the Texas-19 vaccine. Kroger Health now receives and administers vaccines to 1,500 of 2,200 pharmaceutical families. Customers can call 866-211-5320 or visit Kroger.com/CovidCare to book an appointment.
About the Kroger Corporation Dallas Branch
Kroger operates 109 food stores in the Dallas division. Our 15,000 employees are committed to achieving our goal of nurturing the human spirit, serving the region through food and nutrition, and creating a # ZeroHungerWaste community by 2025. Visit the Newsroom and Investor Relations website.
About The Kroger Corporation – Houston Branch
The Kroger Houston facility has more than 100 stores in southeastern Texas and Louisiana and employs more than 18,000 employees. Last year, Kroger Houston donated $ 1.9 million to local schools and nonprofits through the # ZeroHungerZeroWaste program and donated 2.6 million pounds of food to a local food bank. To learn more about the Kroger Corporation (NYSE: KR), visit the newsroom and investor relations website.