Hunger is a daily reality for too many neighbors in the local communities Kroger serves." – Katie Wolfram, president of the Kroger Central Division. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Kroger Co. is the world's third largest retailer. Kroger has been dedicated to serving as the local store in each local community for 133 years. Named by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger focuses donated resources on hunger relief, K-12 education, health, sustainability and diversity.