King Kullen and its wholesale grocery supplier, Bozzuto’s Inc., are donating $100,000 in the form of supermarket gift cards to Long Island residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy in need of food and basic necessities. IGA stores supplied by Bozzuto’s also contributed to the $100,000, which is being donated to Long Island Cares/Harry Chapin Food Bank.
“King Kullen is a Long Island supermarket company and we’re doing everything possible to help bring relief to Long Islanders hardest hit by the recent storm,” King Kullen Co-President Brian C. Cullen stated. “These are our friends, neighbors, relatives, customers, and employees.”
The King Kullen gift cards will be distributed through Long Island Cares’ 580 community-based organizations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
“King Kullen has a history of making a difference in the fight against hunger,” said Long Island Cares/Harry Chapin Food Bank Executive Director Paule T. Pachter. “The generous $100,000 donation from King Kullen, Bozzuto’s and IGA supermarkets will go out immediately through Long Island Cares. Our goal is to ensure that those in need of food and supplies can receive both as quickly as possible.”