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Giant, Kellogg support Pennsylvania families in back-to-school season

​​​​​​​Food, cash and book donations underscore the partnership’s commitment to setting up underserved students and families for success.

Leading up to back to school season, The Giant Co. and Kellogg are joining forces to support families and students in need in central Pennsylvania.

The companies are each donating $5,000 to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, for a total of $10,000. In addition, Kellogg is donating a semi-truck load of its iconic cereals, including Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes, Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats and Kellogg’s Fruit Loops.

According to Feeding America, more than 38 million people in the United States, including 12 million children, are food insecure. In Pennsylvania, 1-in-8 children face hunger.

[Read more: Giant releases community impact report]

“We’re committed to making a difference in the communities we serve, and one of the key ways we achieve that is by collaborating with generous partners like Kellogg Company,” said Jessica Groves, manager of community impact, Giant. “Research consistently shows the connection between good nutrition and the ability to learn. With Kellogg’s support, we’re truly creating a better tomorrow for thousands of families and students in Pennsylvania.”

Giant also is partnering with Kellogg to donate 1,000 books to local chapters of the Boys & Girls Club of America and YMCA.

[Read more: Giant teams up with Empower at the Bridge Foundatin to nourish Harrisburg families]

“Through Kellogg’s Better Days, our promise to advance sustainable and equitable access to food, Kellogg shares The Giant Company’s commitment to feed and fulfill those in need and positively impact our communities,” said Mark Seagreaves, customer team lead at Ahold Delhaize USA, Kellogg. “We’re proud to stand alongside The Giant Company to help students in Pennsylvania and the rest of the country reach their potential.”


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