Kroger donates $50,000 lottery commission to Michigan food banks

After selling the record-setting Mega Millions ticket in January, Kroger announced Tuesday it will be donating the $50,000 ticket commission to the Food Bank Council of Michigan. 

While the lucky winner of the $1.05 billion jackpot has yet to step forward and claim their prize, Kroger has decided to spread its luck to Michiganders in need. As part of its Zero Hunger Zero Waste program, which aims to end hunger by donating 3 billion meals by 2025, the grocery chain will aid local food banks with the commission. 

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“I applaud Kroger for their generous donation and continued commitment to feeding those in the communities they serve,” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said in the release announcing the donation. “During these tough times, it has been incredible to see the ways in which our communities can come together to ensure that

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