Food City officials presented southeast Tennessee and northwest Georgia area schools with checks totaling more than $100,000 from the School Bucks program.  

“We’re committed to giving back to the communities where we operate and we take the education of our youth very seriously,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer.  “Our School Bucks Program is an easy, cost effective way area schools can earn much-needed funding to purchase vital educational tools and equipment.  We’re excited to be continuing this time honored tradition of presenting participating schools with their checks from last year’s program”.

The amount awarded is based upon customer purchases assigned to each school. 

To date, Food City has awarded over $18.6 million dollars in much-needed educational tools and equipment to over 1,300 participating schools. 

The Food City program makes points collection easier than ever.  For every $1 you spend, using your Food City ValuCard, you’ll receive 1 point.  The program runs through May 7, 2019.  To link your ValuCard to a participating school, simply visit or ask your cashier for assistance at the checkout.