Las Vegas – Smith’s Food & Drug Stores wants to make sure the valley’s most vulnerable residents experience one of the joys of the holidays.
Smith’s Southern Nevada grocery stores are donating 3,200 pies to Southern Nevada charitable organizations at 9:30 a.m., Nov. 17 at the Smith’s store located at 3602 E. Bonanza Road. Organizations that will be picking up cases of pumpkin pies include Three Square Food Bank, HELP of Southern Nevada, WestCare Foundation, The Shade Tree, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, U.S. Vets, Helping Hands of Vegas Valley, Las Vegas Rescue Mission, North Las Vegas VA Medical Center and Salvation Army.
Media is invited to come out to the donation site, where a Smith’s semi-truck loaded with pies will be parked and waiting for Southern Nevada’s charitable organizations. Local celebrities Ricardo Laguna and Lisa Song Sutton also will be handing out pies to charities.
“The holidays are a time for sharing food and enjoying the fruits of the season. We want to help spread holiday cheer by topping off their meal with pumpkin pie,” said Marsha Gilford, vice president of public affairs for Smith’s.
Smith’s operates 37 locations and 14 fuel centers in Southern Nevada. For more information, please visit www.smithsfoodanddrug.com.
Smith’s is a division of the Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), one of the nation’s largest retail grocers. From its division office in Salt Lake City, Smith’s 17,000 associates serve customers in 139 stores throughout seven western states.
Marsha Gilford, Smith’s Food & Drug Stores – 801.973.1708
Laura Carroll and Latoya Bembry, The Ferraro Group – 702.367.7771
Laura cell: 702-234-6352 / Latoya cell: 702-278-1000