MATTHEWS, N.C., June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Harris
Teeter announced today a $10,000
donation to participating Together In Education (TIE) schools in
Gastonia, N.C. Three local schools
will receive $3,333 each to reinforce
the company's commitment to education.
This donation is made possible by the North Carolina Education
Lottery and is in addition to the dollars each school receives from
Harris Teeter through its active
participation in the company's TIE program, Harris Teeter's fundraising program for local
schools throughout its communities.
Together In Education schools receiving this payout:
Hawks Nest STEAM Academy PTO
Piedmont Community Charter School
Robinson Elementary School
The North Carolina Lottery provides incentive payments to
retailers who sell winning tickets in various lottery games.
Harris Teeter has chosen to donate
its incentive awards back to local schools. The Kendrick Crossing
Harris Teeter recently sold a winning ticket, resulting in a
$10,000 incentive award.
"Harris Teeter is proud to donate
this incentive payment to participating TIE schools," said
Danna Robinson, communication
manager for Harris Teeter. "Our
school systems have faced many challenges due to COVID-19 which
makes it more important than ever for us to give back to our
Together in Education partners."
To learn more about Harris
Teeter's Together in Education program, please visit
Harris Teeter, with headquarters
in Matthews, N.C., is a
wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR). The regional
grocery chain employs approximately 35,000 associates and operates
stores in North Carolina,
South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and the District of Columbia.
Danna Robinson, Harris Teeter, 704.844.3904,
Nicole Case, Harris Teeter, 704.844.3209,
SOURCE Harris Teeter