STOP & SHOP LEADS THE WAY WITH A FRIENDLY FOOD DRIVE

QUINCY, Mass. -- Since hunger doesn't take a summer recess, Stop & Shop Cos. here has pulled out all the stops to raise funds that will carry area food banks through the summer.The chain's eighth annual sponsorship of Food for Friends Month, held throughout April and culminating with a Food For Friends Drive on May 2, raised over $750,000 -- enough to buy over 265 tons of food."Bill Grize, our chief

QUINCY, Mass. -- Since hunger doesn't take a summer recess, Stop & Shop Cos. here has pulled out all the stops to raise funds that will carry area food banks through the summer.

The chain's eighth annual sponsorship of Food for Friends Month, held throughout April and culminating with a Food For Friends Drive on May 2, raised over $750,000 -- enough to buy over 265 tons of food.

"Bill Grize, our chief executive officer, challenged us to double last year's total, which come

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