Richard Petty helps provide food for NC families

Smithfield EventWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — NASCAR legend Richard Petty teamed up with Smithfield and Lowes Foods Friday morning to donate 345,000 pounds of food to seven food banks across North Carolina, providing more than one million meals to needy families.The donation is part of Smithfield’s “Helping Hungry Homes” program, which supports food banks, after-school nutrition programs, and natural-disaster relief efforts across the country.