July 2016 – Ahold USA is a Dutch international retailer based in Zaandam, The Netherlands. In the US, Ahold USA is organized into four regional divisions – Giant Carlisle, Giant Landover, Stop & Shop New England, and Stop & Shop New York Metro – along with Peapod, the nation’s leading online grocery shopping and delivery service, which together operate around 770 supermarkets and 210 pick-up points in 14 states and the District of Columbia.
Ahold’s ‘Our Family Foundation’s’ mission is to fight hunger, improve the lives of children and build healthy communities. Annually, Ahold hosts a golf tournament that includes 1500 golfers across 14 courses across central Pennsylvania. The proceeds benefit organizations working to eradicate hunger and improve the quality of life of children.
Ahold supports all four of their regions through their philanthropic efforts. For 2016, 15 children represent Ahold Champions. Locally, Giant Food is looking to raise $2 M in 2016 through their fundraising efforts, including a coupon book sold to customers. Funds raised from Giant Food support The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and The Children’s Cancer Foundation, Inc. Grace Callwood serves as CCF’s 2016 Ambassador and attended the Dinner on July 17th with her family.