Associated Wholesale Grocers makes grant to the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi for tornado relief

Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) in Hernando, Mississippi, through its AWG Cares Advisory Committee, made a $10,000 MISSISSIPPI TORNADO RELIEF grant to the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi. The grant was designated for tornado relief efforts in the Rolling Fork, Mississippi area.

AWG Cares has donated more than $521,000 to charitable organizations in the communities where AWG employees work and live. AWG Cares is an employee charitable foundation that focuses its efforts on three main areas of charitable work: disaster relief, medical research, and hunger/homeless programs.

AWG is the nation's largest cooperative food wholesaler to independently owned supermarkets, serving over 1,100 member companies and over 3,100 locations throughout 28 states from 8 full-line wholesale divisions. The consolidated sales for AWG are approximately $10.6 billion. For more information about AWG visit

To see a video from the grant presentation visit- (1) Associated Wholesale Grocers makes $10,000 MISSISSIPPI TORNADO RELIEF grant to Community Foundation - YouTube

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi manages 260 donor-established funds. Established in 2002 with a generous grant from the Maddox Foundation, the Community Foundation is an independent 501(c)3 charitable organization. The Foundation serves Bolivar, Coahoma, DeSoto, Leflore, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate, and Tunica counties.  A board of 20 volunteer civic leaders governs the Community Foundation.  Learn more about the Community Foundation at or call 662.449.5002. Follow the Community Foundation on Facebook at, Twitter at @CFNM_2002, YouTube at CFNM2002, Instagram at CFNM2002, and find us on Flickr at Community Foundation Northwest Mississippi.