Fry’s Food Stores to Present Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona with Check for $40,478 on August 5th

Jon Flora, President of Fry’s Food Stores will present Bill Carnegie, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona CEO with a $40,478 check on Friday, August 5, 2011 at 7:30 AM at the re-opening of the Fry’s Food Store at 3920 E. Grant Road (near Grant and Swan).

The $40,478 donation is from Fry’s “Bringing Hope to the Table” annual cause-marketing program partnership.  Since its inception the program has directed $20 million in funds and food to local food banks serving communities across the country.  Fry’s 2011 “Bringing Hope to the Table” campaign raised $168,478

“Fry’s has partnered with the Community Food Bank for three decades,” said Bill Carnegie, President/CEO.  “We are proud to be associated with a company that so generously demonstrates its sense of responsibility in our community.”

Fry’s Food Stores is headquartered in Tolleson, Arizona.  The company employs more than 18,300 Arizona residents. The 121 Fry’s Food Stores service more than one million households per week. Fry’s Food Stores is a proud member of the Kroger Co. based in Cincinnati, Ohio. For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.frysfood.com.

For more information contact Jack Parris at (520) 882-3287