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Kroger Community Rewards program awards donations
NEWPORT, Ky. (WKRC) -- Kroger presented proceeds Wednesday from the company's community rewards program.
The event was held at Newport Marketplace. Representatives from several local groups were on hand.
City Gospel Mission received more than $17,000 and the Cincinnati Marlins netted more than $14,000. La Salle High School grabbed more than $9,300.
Dan Flynn, La Salle High School A.D., said, "You start thinking about some of the smaller organizations, golf, tennis, volleyball, swimming; this represents their entire budget. Five of our fifteen sports are able to be fully funded with this check from the Kroger Reward Program this year."
Overall, Kroger donated four million dollars to more than 3,000 non-profit groups participating in the program.
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