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Kroger donates $300K to Uvalde victims, launches donation campaign for customers

Kroger says it's donating $200K to the Uvalde Strong Fund and another $100K in food items to serve the community.

UVALDE, Texas — Kroger announced Friday it will donate $300,000 to support the victims, families and others impacted by the Uvalde elementary school shooting that left 19 children and two adults dead.

The donation comes from a combination of Kroger's foundation, Kroger Delivery and both the Houston and Dallas divisions of the grocer.

Kroger's donation will be split into a $200,000 donation to the Uvalde Strong Fund set up by The Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country.

The other $100,000 will come in the form of nonperishable food donations in a partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank. The food bank serves parts of South Texas, including Uvalde.

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Customers are also encouraged to donate through their in-store purchases.

Starting Friday, customers can round up their purchase to the nearest dollar, or contribute $1, $5 or $10 to support the Uvalde relief efforts.

Donations to coinboxes are also available at all registers, with the money being donated to Uvalde.

You can view all the additional ways to donate to the victims of Uvalde here.

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