Homeland Stores Partner with Produce for Kids for Healthy Eating Campaign to Support Regional Food Bank


The healthy eating-focused Produce for Kids(R) campaign with Homeland stores launches May 31 and will raise funds for the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma’s Food for Kids programs. The program offers Homeland shoppers healthy meal solutions, recipes and tips. In 2015, the campaign was able to supply 96 kids with meals for an entire year through Food for Kids.

The Homeland and Produce for Kids campaign, which will run through June 30, is supported by five participating fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers. Homeland grocery shoppers are encouraged to support these brands by eating more nutritious fruits and vegetables. Shoppers can join the Homeland Produce for Kids event group on Facebook to receive real-time updates on campaign happenings and sweepstakes.

“At Homeland, our mission is not only to provide our customers with a fresh and healthy experience every time they enter our stores, but to also create strong local communities,” said Alyson Fendrick, registered dietitian at Homeland. “We are proud to partner with Produce for Kids on an effort that encourages our shoppers to introduce fresh fruits and vegetables to their families while supporting local children in-need.”

Suppliers participating in the Homeland and Produce for Kids campaign include: Avocados from Mexico – Mexican Hass Avocados, Green Giant(TM) Fresh Iceberg Lettuce, Delano Farms Company Table Grapes, The Produce Exchange -Victory Garden(R) Grape Tomato, and RealSweet(R) Vidalia(R) Onions.

“We are proud of our longstanding partnership with Homeland stores to educate families about the benefits of eating nutritious produce,” said John Shuman, president of Produce for Kids. “We are extremely proud of the $5.7 million we have raised thus far to support children and families nationwide and are excited to partner again with Homeland to help put an end to hunger.”

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