FOOD LION STORE SOLICITATION
For 2017, charitable organizations may apply to solicit on
these Saturday dates only:
January 7, 14, 21, or 28
July 1, 8, 15, 22 or
February 4, 11 or 18
August 5, 12, 19 or 26
September 2 or 9
April 1, 8, 15, 22 or 29
14, 21 or 28
May 6, 13, 20 or 27
Nov 4 or 11
Some additional solicitation guidelines to keep in mind
Solicitations are permitted on Saturdays only.
Only one charity can solicit at a store on a given Saturday.
Charitable organizations may solicit twice in a calendar year.
Bake sales, open food or drink, car washes and membership
drives are not allowed. Food Lion also strictly prohibits any
individual or group from petitioning or distributing any type of
literature on our premises.
Solicitors are not allowed before sunrise or after sunset.
Solicitation is permitted to the right of the door entrance (facing
the store) at least 15 feet from the doorway to enable customers to
enter and exit the store comfortably.
solicitors may be present for each approved event. If the event is
youth-related, two adults and two children should be present.
area of solicitation should be kept neat, clean and professional in
appearance. Solicitors should present professional courteous
Food Lion reserves the right to deny access to any group or
person at its discretion or revoke any access provided at the sole
discretion of Food Lion management. No person shall unduly
interfere with the normal use of our stores, including ingress to
and egress from these stores, employees' work and customers'
shopping. Further, the person(s) should not interfere with the
operation of other businesses that may be located nearby. The Store
Manager has the right to deny solicitation if the above procedures
are not followed.
Please note all contributions are made at the sole discretion of
Food Lion or its charitable foundation, Food Lion Feeds Charitable
Foundation. It is our goal to ensure that all donations from Food
Lion are provided to organizations that treat its constituents
fairly and with equality, and that these organizations do not
discriminate based on gender, race, ethnicity, religion, national
origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.
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