American 1, Kroger announce Aid in Milan food drive

Press release

Jackson, MI — American 1 Credit Union and Kroger invite residents to contribute food for neighbors in need during the Aid in Milan (AIM) food drive, April 8-10. Both, American 1 and Kroger will serve as collection points with each organization donating $1,000 to benefit AIM and Food Gatherers.
AIM offers an emergency food pantry and monthly food distribution to low-income residents and helps distribute Home-Delivered Meals to homebound seniors.
American 1 will offer lists of needed food drive items at its Milan branch, 108 W. Main St., and at the customer service desk in Kroger’s Milan store, 531 W. Main St.
The list can be accessed online at http://www.american1cu.org/milanfooddrive Aid in Milan is a 501(c)(3) human service agency, that also supports rent and utility crisis intervention, and promotes the well being of residents in the Milan area.
Monetary donations are encouraged, with contributions made directly to Aid in Milan or at the Milan American 1 branch. AIM is located at 89 W. Main St.
“It’s important for local businesses to support the community,” said Liz Niles, Community Relations Manager for American 1 Credit Union. “This is one way American 1 is giving back to make a difference in the lives of those around us.”
“Feeding hungry people in the communities we serve remains a Kroger priority,” said Rachel Hurst, consumer affairs manager, The Kroger Co. of Michigan. “ We welcome the opportunity to team up with American 1 to help ensure families and seniors in Milan have the nutritious food they need.”
About American 1 Credit Union American 1 Credit Union serves over 53,000 members through 13 branches in 7 counties.
Based in Jackson, American 1 is proud to be Michigan, hosting more than 10 free, family-friendly events every year in the areas we serve. We strive to give back and to be a truly, local financial option for our communities.
Visit our website at www.american1cu.org for more information.
About Kroger Incorporated in Michigan in 1909 and headquartered in Novi, The Kroger Co. of Michigan includes 19,000 associates, 129 Kroger stores, 69 fuel centers, 103 pharmacies and the Michigan Dairy.

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