DAVIDSON – The Food Lion Charitable Foundation has given the Ada Jenkins Center of Davidson a $3,500 grant to help support the Loaves and Fishes food pantry.

“We are so grateful that Food Lion recognizes the needs in their community and has chosen to partner with us to help us keep pace with the demand and ensure that our neighbors are not going hungry,” said Natisha Rivera-Patrick, development director at the center.

The center provides 21 programs and services to help people become healthier, better educated and economically self-sufficient. The Loaves and Fishes pantry served more than 14,000 people last year.

Food Lion is based in Salisbury.

For information about the center, call or 704-896-0471 or visit www.adajenkins.org.