Food City, which has a Radford location at 1701 Tyler Ave, has once again pledged $700,000 in contributions for the upcoming school year through its School Bucks Challenge, which began on Wednesday, Sept. 7, and will continue through Monday, May 9, 2023.
The challenge works through a reward points system. For every $1 customers spend using their Food City ValuCard, they will receive one point.
“Our Food City School Bucks Program has provided much-needed support for thousands of
schools throughout our market area, and our School Bucks Challenge makes points collection
easy and efficient,” said Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer.
To ensure points are credited to the school of choice, customers can simply go online to
https://www.foodcity.com/schoolbucks to link the Food City ValuCard to the preferred
Food City has pledged $700,000 for the upcoming school year with school allocations based
on the percentage of customer purchases assigned to each school. Schools can monitor
their progress online at foodcity.com.
“Food City is committed to supporting the education of our youth,” said Smith. “Since the
program’s inception, we’ve awarded over $21,400,000 in much-needed educational
equipment and tools to more than a thousand participating area schools”.
For more information about the Food City School Bucks Challenge, customers can contact their
local school of choice, visit foodcity.com, or contact the Food City School Bucks Coordinator, Lisa Johnson at 1-800-232-0174.