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Between Jan. 31 and Feb. 16, Kroger customers rounded up their purchases to the nearest dollar or could donate an amount of their choosing to the campaign.
Each $1 raised provided the food bank with four meals. The donations created 148,000 meals through the campaign.
“Issues of inequity, such as food insecurity in our communities, must be met with thoughtful action, and we remain committed to finding innovative ways to assist our most vulnerable residents,” Bottoms said.
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Mayor Bottoms said the action will help close the pay gap for women