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Giant/Martin's supports regional food banks

In recognition of Hunger Action Month, Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets customers supported local regional food banks by donating $550,998 at the checkout through the grocers' in-store Bag Hunger campaign. The Fall Bag Hunger campaign ran Aug. 31 through Sept. 13 and is the second in-store campaign Giant/Martin's conducted for hunger relief efforts this year.

A total of $3,729 was raised at the Eldersburg Martin's for Carroll County Food Sunday.

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In 2013, hunger relief efforts and donations to regional food banks accounted for approximately 40 percent of Giant/Martin's community giving with approximately 100 regional food banks and local pantries receiving $10 million in product, customer, vendor, and corporate donations.

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