Kroger Co.'s (NYSE: KR) Central Division is expected to announce more than $5 million in K-12 education grants and commitments. The company will detail the effort Tuesday morning at Indianapolis Public Schools headquarters.
March 16, 2015
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Kroger Co.’s Central Division will announce details of a comprehensive, multi-year strategy focused on strengthening K-12 education at a 10:30 AM news conference tomorrow (March 17th), hosted at Indianapolis Public Schools headquarters in Indianapolis. Local officials and leaders from many K-12 education organizations will join Kroger executives for distribution of grants and commitments for 2015. The following official will share remarks emphasizing the value of investments in education: IPS superintendent Dr. Lewis Ferebee.
The Kroger Co. has been serving local communities for 132 years. The Kroger Central Division has 136 food stores, 114 pharmacies and 89 fuel centers operating under four banners; Kroger, Scott’s, Owen’s and Pay Less, with locations primarily in Indiana and Illinois, in addition to three stores in Missouri, one in Michigan and one in Ohio. Kroger Central Division is dedicated to supporting every local community it serves, contributing more than $13.5 million in 2014 to local organizations, primarily focusing on hunger relief, K-12 education, health causes and diversity. The Kroger Co. was once again named the most generous company in America in a Chronicle of Philanthropy listing detailed in Forbes Magazine. At Kroger we value: honesty, respect, inclusion, diversity, safety and integrity.
Source: The Kroger Co.