Giant Food has announced that, along with its sister Ahold USA supermarkets, $100,000 will be donated to the American Red Cross Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund to support disaster relief efforts to help those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Additionally, through April 8, Giant Food will collect donations in all stores for the victims of the natural disasters in Japan on behalf of the American Red Cross Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund. One hundred percent of the monies collected will be donated to relief efforts.
“Due to the extent of the recent natural disasters in Japan, we want to do as much as we can to help with relief efforts. Starting Friday, our associates and customers will have an easy way to contribute to the victims,” said Don Sussman, acting division president of Giant Food of Landover, Md. “I’m confident that our generous customers and associates will support this effort. Together, we can make a difference by contributing to the American Red Cross Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund.”