Customers at Krogers throughout Atlanta region donated more than $297,000 from March 17-30.
Kroger customers around Atlanta surpassed the grocer’s $275,000 fundraising goal and donated more than $297,000 from March 17-30 to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The annual fundraiser encouraged local Kroger customers in Roswell to purchase $1 or $5 shamrocks to help MDA send young patients to summer camps and provide comprehensive health care, medical equipment, wheelchairs, support services and clinics to those affected by the nearly 40 forms of neuromuscular diseases. "Kroger is fortunate to have so many generous customers and associates donating to this worthwhile cause," says Glynn Jenkins, director of communications and public relations for Kroger’s Atlanta Division. "These contributions will greatly help those …
A bowling tournament and a hiking event helped this part of the Kroger Atlanta Division raise more than $42,000 of the $375,000 total.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Bob Pepalis
Sunday, April 8, 2012
The Krogers in the Roswell area participated in a bowling tournament that helped the Kroger-Atlanta Division raise more than $375,000 to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The Bowling for MDA tournament included stores in Alpharetta, Milton, Roswell, Johns Creek, Cumming and north into Dawson County. A hiking special event also helped raise funds. This part of the Kroger division raised $42,536 of what was collected for MDA. The campaign in which customers and associates could purchase a shamrock shaped pin-up for a donation of $1 or $5 ran in stores during the month of March, according to a release from MDA. Kroger-Atlanta Division has supported MDA for the last 12 years. The funds raised through the annual campaign go …