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Kroger donates $162k to local food banks

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NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) -

Kroger made a donation on Tuesday to local foodbanks.

Donations from the Fourth Quarter Coin Box Program and the Check Out Hunger campaign was enough to provide over 1.3 million meals to the hungry.

The the fourth quarter of each year, Kroger stores begin coinbox collections benefiting  St. Vincent de Paul as well as launch the Check Out Hunger campaign in support of the Freestore Foodbank and Shared Harvest Foodbank.

Over $162,000 was donated to these organizations during a check presentation on Tuesday at the Kroger Marketplace in Newport.

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