Giant Food Donates 200 Hams


Giant Food makes spring ham donation to the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank


Photo Caption: Representatives from the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank and Giant Food came together to celebrate Giant’s donation of 200 hams to the food bank. The donation was part of Giant’s contributions to five area Feeding America food banks for a total of 1,000 hams provided to help alleviate hunger across the Mid-Atlantic region. In addition to the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank, the Maryland Food Bank, Capital Area Food Bank, Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, and Food Bank of Delaware will each receive 200 hams this week.

Giant representatives at the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank donation presentation pictured left to right: Rick Yanick, Deli/Bakery Specialist; Angie Rayner, Plank Road Giant Perishable Manager; Joseph Caporaletti, Meat/Seafood Specialist; Alberto Tirado, Produce/Floral Specialist; Maribel Dichard, District HR Manager; Matthew Cann, Falmouth Giant Store Manager; Barbara Bechtel, Plank Road Giant Store Manager; Dan Dillon, Celebrate Virginia Shopping Center Store Manager; Stephanie Smalley, Falmouth Giant Customer Service Manager.

About Giant Food:

Giant Food LLC is committed to helping its customers save time, save money and eat well. Headquartered in Landover, Md., Giant Food LLC operates 169 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 20,000 associates. Included within the 169 stores are 160 full-service pharmacies. Giant opened the first supermarket in the nation’s capital on February 6, 1936. Giving back to the community is a cornerstone that was instilled by the founders 80 years ago. The company’s core areas of giving include hunger, education, health and wellness, and supporting service members and military families. In 2015, Giant’s monetary and in-kind contributions exceeded $13.9 million. For more information on Giant, visit


About Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank

Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank – serving Planning District 16 that includes the counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George, Caroline, the city of Fredericksburg, and the community of Locust Grove, as well as neighboring communities.  The food bank secures and distributes more than 3.5 million pounds of donated food and grocery products annually; and supports over 70 local charitable agencies, operating more than 160 programs including emergency shelters, food pantries, Club Kids after school snack programs, Food for Life senior feeding programs, and soup kitchens.   For more information on the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank, please visit