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Giant hams it up for the food bank

Johnnie Powell (left), Giant Food of Landover, Md. store manager, and fellow Giant employees Anthony Ferguson and Kenneth Link are joined by Fredericksburg Area Food Bank Executive Director Oya Oliver (second from right), after presenting the Virginia hunger relief agency with nearly 150 hams. The neighborhood grocer is committed to helping families in need in the communities it serves. This donation was one of five to the Feeding America Food Banks across the Mid-Atlantic region.