Kroger to donate truck full of milk

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WHAT: This Thursday, The Kroger Co. of Michigan will donate an entire semi truck filled with gallons of Kroger milk to provide a full meal along with the Kellogg Company’s semi truck load of donated cereal.

This large contribution will be distributed by Gleaners to help feed hungry children who typically depend on area schools for breakfast.

The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Professional Nurse Council at the Detroit Medical Center is leading the community effort to provide area children with a consistent daily meal during summer recess. The 8th annual Cereal Drive began June 2 and continues through June 9.

Kroger customers can likewise help feed hungry children who typically depend on area schools for breakfast by purchasing and donating a box of cereal at the Royal Oak Kroger Marketplace store.

 WHERERoyal Oak Kroger Marketplace

                2200 E. 12 Mile Rd., Royal Oak

 WHENThursday, June 8

             Semi truck arrival: Between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

             Customer donation hours: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 WHO: Wendy Davidson, President, Kellogg Company

           Rachel Hurst, Public Affairs Manager, The Kroger Co. of Michigan

WHY: Southeastern Michigan schools serve nearly 300,000 free or reduced-fee breakfasts and lunches daily during the school year. The end of school brings the end of daily meals for many children.

 CONTACT: Rachel Hurst

Public Affairs Manager

The Kroger Co. of Michigan

248-536-1523

Rachel.Hurst@Kroger.com

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