CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charlotte Hornets announced today that the organization has teamed up with Food Lion on a multi-year, multi-faceted partnership that establishes Food Lion Feeds as the Official Hunger Relief Partner of the Charlotte Hornets. The two organizations tipped off the partnership this afternoon at Highland Renaissance Academy in Charlotte, N.C., by distributing more than 9,500 meals to 300 school families with the help of Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina's mobile food pantry. Hornets players Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Cody Zeller lent a helping hand by participating in today's meal distribution. The partnership and food donations are part of Food Lion's inaugural Week of Service and the company's commitment to provide 500 million meals by the end of 2020.
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