DENVER (CBS4) — Customers who pay cash at King Soopers stores can’t get their change back in coins right now. Kroger, the company that owns King Soopers, said the Federal Reserve is experiencing a significant coin shortage during the coronavirus pandemic.

Customers who pay cash can chose to have their change loaded onto a customer loyalty card, and the money will be automatically applied to their next purchase. Or, customers may choose to donate the change to Kroger’s Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation, an initiative aimed at eliminating hunger in the U.S.

Customers can still pay with debit and credit cards.

Kroger is the largest supermarket chain in the U.S. — with nearly 3,000 grocery stores in 35 states. There are about 20 locations in the Denver metro area.

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  1. Sat Night Lief says:

    What a crock.

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