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Harris Teeter continues campaign to support United Way of Central Maryland, other regional chapters and The Salvation Army

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Shoppers invited to round up transaction to nearest whole dollar


Baltimore, MD (August 31, 2022) – United Way of Central Maryland – along with other regional chapters of the worldwide organization – and The Salvation Army will be the beneficiaries of a Harris Teeter fundraising campaign recently launched by Harris Teeter. In it’s 10th year, the Round up campaign has raised more than $231,000 for United Way of Central Maryland since 2012.  

Now through Nov. 1, Harris Teeter shoppers, including customers at the six stores located throughout Central Maryland, are invited to round up their transaction to the nearest whole dollar at checkout. One-hundred percent of funds raised will be distributed evenly among local United Way chapters and Salvation Army commands throughout Harris Teeter’s marketing areas.

“We are incredibly grateful to Harris Teeter for initiating this fundraising campaign,” said Franklyn Baker, president and CEO, United Way of Central Maryland. ”Partnerships like this allow us and other United Way chapters to continue providing the essential resources most needed in the communities we serve.”

Focusing on education, health, financial stability and basic needs, United Way chapters across the globe work to create an environment of opportunity to provide thousands of families in their communities a chance for a better life.


“Harris Teeter is proud to continue its support of United Way and The Salvation Army,” said Danna Robinson, corporate affairs manager for Harris Teeter. “By offering a convenient way for our valued associates and loyal shoppers to give back, we can help ensure our communities continue to have access to the critical resources they need.”

The Salvation Army assists individuals and families-in-need by providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation services and clothing and shelter for those facing homelessness.


“Helping families overcome financial hardships related to the COVID-19 pandemic requires that we all work together. We are grateful for Harris Teeter and our decades-long partnership serving the community,” said Lt. Colonel Jim Arrowood, divisional commander for The Salvation Army of North and South Carolina. “We have seen a tremendous increase in the numbers of requests from families and individuals hit hard by the COVID pandemic and fighting every day to overcome obstacles to their success. Harris Teeter’s Round Up campaign will help thousands of families in desperate need of hope.”


All funds collected through this campaign will remain local, benefitting the United Way chapter and it donated The Salvation Army command in the community nearest to the Harris Teeter at which the money.


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United Way of Central Maryland helps the working poor and those in poverty access basic needs like housing, healthcare, jobs, and education. The nonprofit’s programs promote equity, create opportunity, and improve the lives of our neighbors and the neighborhoods they call home. For nearly 100 years, United Way has tackled the toughest challenges in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties. Learn more at

United Way Worldwide fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. Supported by 2.9 million volunteers, 9 million donors worldwide and $4.7 billion raised every year, United Way is the world’s largest privately-funded nonprofit. We’re engaged in 1,100 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide to create sustainable solutions to the challenges facing our communities. United Way partners include global, national and local businesses, nonprofits, government, civic and faith-based organizations, along with educators, labor leaders, health providers, senior citizens, students and more.

The Salvation Army annually helps more than 23 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction and economic hardships through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, and clothing and shelter for people in need, The Salvation Army is doing the most good at 7,600 centers of operation around the country. In the first-ever listing of “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country’s largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood.

Harris Teeter, with headquarters in Matthews, N.C., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR). The regional grocery chain employs approximately 35,000 associates and operates stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and the District of Columbia.