SALISBURY, N.C. — One lucky neighborhood in Charlotte will receive free groceries, courtesy of Food Lion.
That’s because the city is the next stop of Food Lion’s “Operation Grocery Drop” Facebook promo. A truckload of the retailer’s My Essentials private-label groceries will be awarded to the winner and his or her neighbors.
Consumers can enter by Sept. 10 online at by “liking” the Food Lion Facebook page (www.facebook.com/foodlion), and stating why their neighborhood deserves free groceries.
The mission has already taken place in Richmond, Va., and several other areas.
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Each household in the neighborhood will receive $15 to $25 worth of groceries, up to $2,500.
“Food Lion is on a mission to celebrate community spirit and help you stock your pantry,” states the retailer in promotional materials.
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