The Louisville division of Kroger Co. has pledged $1.5 million to the University of Louisville (UofL) to reduce hunger and waste in Kentucky. The program named Kroger Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Fund at UofL will assist with diversity and inclusion, food security and sustainability and leadership development. The Louisville division employs nearly half a million in 116 food stores in Kentucky, southern Indiana and southern Illinois.
“Kroger is so proud to be part of this innovative and truly remarkable partnership,” said Ann Reed,
Louisville division president for Cincinnati-based Kroger. “We love the University of Louisville and all the wonderful programs that are available in the city through its leadership. Our combined efforts around food insecurity and sustainability and our focus on diversity and inclusion will drive innovation and improvement for Kroger and the university.”
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