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Seventh Annual Feedys Awards recognize those making a difference

July 5. Food Lion honored a group of food banks, volunteers, community leaders and associates at the seventh annual Food Lion Feeds Feedys Awards. The event recognized those who dedicate their time and talents to providing meals, resources, education and hope to neighbors battling food insecurity in the towns and cities Food Lion serves.

“One of Food Lion Feeds’ visions is a world where no one is hungry or must choose between dinner and rent or gas and groceries – where we all pull together to set families up for success in life,” said Kevin Durkee, Manager, Food Lion Feeds.

One of the 2022 Feedys Awards local winners for the Food King Award isSecond Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina in Charlotte.

From left, Meg Ham, Food Lion president; Kay Carter, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina chief executive officer; Deborah Sabo, Food Lion senior vice president of marketing.

This award honors a food bank that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support, innovation, encouragement and motivation for others to take leadership roles in hunger-relief programming and community involvement.

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, a vital part of the community serving 24 counties in North and South Carolina for more than 40 years, develops partnerships to ensure families receive wholesome and nutritious food.