Food City And Dietz And Watson Donate Truck Load Of Hams And Groceries To Chattanooga Area Food Bank

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Food City and Dietz & Watson teamed up to host a Hometown Heroes Holiday promotion.  The campaign began Nov. 11 and ran through today.  

Food City and Dietz & Watson are donating a truck load of hams and groceries to Chattanooga Area Food Bank for every pound of Dietz & Watson quality deli meats and cheeses sold at corresponding Food City locations during the promotion.

The truck load donation will be presented to Chattanooga Area Food Bank on Friday at 10 a.m.

Food City and Dietz & Watson also partnered with local radio station 92.3 WDEF-FM.  Throughout the promotion, listeners were asked to nominate local essential workers to be recognized for their "extraordinary efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic."  One winner was selected each week to receive a $200 Food City Gift Card, Dietz & Watson Chef Carved Dinner Ham, turkey and other promotional prizes.  

Food City also recognized ten of their Supermarket Heroes for their "extraordinary efforts in serving their customers and community during the pandemic."  The winners received a Food City Gift Card and prize pack.



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