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Lowes Foods Customers Raise $46,000 to Fight Heart Disease! ~ One more way that Lowes Foods is good for you and the community! -- Winston-Salem, NC - March 23, 2012
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Lowes Foods customers have helped raise awareness of heart disease one dollar at a time. By purchasing $1 paper hearts this February to benefit the American Heart Association, Lowes Foods customers helped raise $46,490. “We greatly value our Lowes Foods customers,” says Steve Hall, president of Lowes Foods. “They are truly responsible for these remarkable and generous donations.”

Since 2002, the customers at Lowes Foods have raised nearly $300,000 for the American Heart Association’s Tanglewood Heart and Stroke Walk, with all funds benefiting heart disease and stroke awareness, research and prevention education. The Tanglewood Heart and Stroke Walk will take place on Saturday, October 20th, at Tanglewood Park. For more information on the Tanglewood Heart and Stroke Walk, visit

About Lowes Foods
Lowe’s Food Stores, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alex Lee, Inc.  Founded in 1954, Lowes Foods employs 9000 people and operates 107 stores in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.  The company is committed to offering fabulous fresh foods and delivering personal attention to each of its customers.  Family-owned and Carolinas-based, Lowes Foods is also committed to buying local products and supporting local suppliers.  They offer programs such as Lowes Foods To Go personal shopping service and an online meal planner that focus on saving people time and money. Information about these programs and other services offered by the company may be found at or by following Lowes Foods on Facebook or Twitter.


About Alex Lee

Founded in 1931, Alex Lee, Inc is a family owned company based in Hickory, North Carolina.  Employing over 10,000 people, Alex Lee, Inc. is the holding company for three operating companies, Merchants Distributors, Inc. (MDI), Institution Food House, Inc. (IFH) and Lowe’s Food Stores, Inc.  Locally owned and operated, Alex Lee, Inc. is the full service food distribution company with grocery wholesale distributors, foodservice distributors, and retail grocery stores.  More information on Alex Lee, Inc. can be found at



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