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Publix distributing more than $382,000 to Jacksonville division nonprofits

April 2, 2018

Food For All® fundraiser delivers more than $5.8 million to support hunger relief and self-sufficiency across the southeast

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – April 2, 2018 – Publix Super Markets is distributing $382,000 from its Food For All® 2017 fundraiser to 22 Jacksonville division nonprofit organizations.

The annual campaign distributes funds to support programs that fight hunger and advocate for self-sufficiency on a local and regional level.

“Our stores are pleased to participate in the annual Food For All fundraiser,” said Dwaine Stevens, Publix media and community relations manager, Jacksonville division. “Thanks to the generosity of our customers – and the enthusiasm of our associates – the campaign helps make a difference to so many in the communities we serve.”

During the 3-week campaign, November 1-22, 2017, Publix customers and associates participated in the campaign by adding a $1, $3, or $5 donation to their grocery bill. The coupon denominations were scanned during checkout by a Publix associate and applied to their purchase total. Food For All is a program of Making Change®, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that has partnered with Publix since 1988 to create a successful campaign.

“Making Change is honored to be a part of the Publix Food For All fundraiser to help raise funds for local nonprofits year after year,” said Dave McConnell, president and CEO of Making Change. “We applaud Publix for their continued dedication to helping support self-sufficiency and the fight to end hunger within their communities.”

Nonprofits receiving funds in the Jacksonville division include:

Florida

Salvation Army, Lutz

Stetson Baptist Church, Deland

Waste Not Want Not, Inc., Orange Park

Farm Share, Inc., Homestead

Second Harvest Food Bank of Brevard, West Melbourne

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central FL, Orlando

Feeding Northwest Florida, Jacksonville

Bread of the Mighty Food Bank, Gainesville

CRU Inner City (Campus Crusade for Christ), Jacksonville

St. Johns Cares, St. Johns

UF Field & Fork Food Pantry, Gainesville

We Care Food Pantry, Homosassa

 

Georgia

Second Harvest of South Georgia, Valdosta

Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, Savannah

United Way of the Coastal Empire, Richmond Hill

United Way of South Central Georgia, Tifton

Colquitt Food Bank, Moultrie

 

Alabama

Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank, Dothan

Feeding The Gulf Coast, Theodore

Montgomery Area Food Bank, Montgomery

The Office of Civic Engagement Campus Kitchen

 

South Carolina

United Way of the Lowcounty, Inc., Beaufort

 

About Publix
Publix is privately owned and operated by its more than 190,000 employees, with 2016 sales of $34 billion. Currently, Publix has 1,169 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The company has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 20 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com.

About Food For All® and Making Change®
Food For All® is a program of Making Change® a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that partners with thousands of grocery retailers nationwide to run point-of-purchase fundraisers. Since 1985, the organization has successfully raised more than $105 million to fund nonprofit organizations in the United States and around the world.  For more information, visit makingchange.org.

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Publix Distributing More Than $1.8 Million to Atlanta Division Nonprofits

March 28, 2018

Food For All® fundraiser delivers more than $5.8 million to support hunger relief and self-sufficiency across the southeast

ATLANTA – March 22, 2018 Publix Super Markets is distributing $1,837,505 from its Food For All® 2017 fundraiser to 68 nonprofit organizations in its Atlanta division, which includes Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee.

The annual campaign raises funds to support agencies that fight hunger and advocate for self-sufficiency on a local and regional level.

“We are thankful for our generous customers and associates,” said Brenda Reid, Publix media and community relations manager, Atlanta division. “Through our annual Food For All campaign we can help make a difference in our communities every year.”

During the 3-week campaign, November 1-22, 2017, Publix customers and associates participated in the campaign by adding a $1, $3, or $5 donation to their grocery bill. The coupon denominations were scanned during checkout by a Publix associate and applied to their purchase total. Food For All is a program of Making Change®, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that has partnered with Publix since 1988 to create a successful campaign.

“Making Change is honored to be a part of the Publix Food For All fundraiser to help raise funds for local nonprofits year after year,” said Dave McConnell, president and CEO of Making Change. “We applaud Publix for their continued dedication to helping support self-sufficiency and the fight to end hunger within their communities.”

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About Publix 

Publix is privately owned and operated by its more than 190,000 employees, with 2016 sales of $34 billion. Currently, Publix has 1,169 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The company has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 20 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com.

 

About Food For All® and Making Change®

Food For All® is a program of Making Change®, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that partners with thousands of grocery retailers nationwide to run point-of-purchase fundraisers. Since 1985, the organization has successfully raised more than $105 million to fund nonprofit organizations in the United States and around the world.  For more information, visit www.makingchange.org.

Publix Distributing More Than $1 Million to Lakeland Division Nonprofits

February 7, 2018

Food For All® fundraiser delivers more than $5.8 million to support hunger relief and self-sufficiency across the southeast

LAKELAND, Fla. – Feb. 7, 2018 – Publix Super Markets is distributing $1,072,508 from its Food For All® 2017 fundraiser to 34 Lakeland division nonprofit organizations.

The annual campaign raises funds to support agencies that fight hunger and advocate for self-sufficiency on a local and regional level.

“Each year we look forward to the Food For All fundraiser and want to thank all of the Publix customers and associates for their participation and generosity,” said Brian West, Publix media and community relations manager, Lakeland division. “The 2017 campaign theme was ‘Give Hope’ and I believe that given this year’s campaign success, it did just that.”

During the 3-week campaign, November 1-22, 2017, Publix customers and associates participated in the campaign by adding a $1, $3, or $5 donation to their grocery bill. The coupon denominations were scanned during checkout by a Publix associate and applied to their purchase total. Food For All is a program of Making Change®, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that has partnered with Publix since 1988 to create a successful campaign.

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About Publix
Publix is privately owned and operated by its more than 190,000 employees,  with 2016 sales of $34 billion. Currently, Publix has 1,169 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The company has been names one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 20 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com. 

About Food For All® and Making Change®
Food For All® is a program of Making Change®, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that partners with thousands of grocery retailers nationwide to run point-of-purchase fundraisers. Since 1985, the organization has successfully raised more than $105 million to fund nonprofit organizations in the United States and around the world.  For more information, visit  www.makingchange.org

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Publix Distributing More Than $2 Million to South Florida Nonprofits

February 7, 2018

 

Food For All® fundraiser delivers more than $5.8 million to support hunger relief and self-sufficiency across the southeast

MIAMI – Feb. 7, 2018 Publix Super Markets is distributing $2,054,097 from its Food For All® 2017 fundraiser to 76 South Florida nonprofit organizations.

The annual campaign raises funds to support agencies that fight hunger and advocate for self-sufficiency on a local and regional level.

“We are so grateful to the Publix customers and associates who help make the Food For All fundraiser a success every year,” said Nicole Krauss, Publix media and community relations manager, Miami division. “Our stores in Miami and the surrounding area are honored to be a part of this fundraiser and in helping make a difference in our communities.”

During the 3-week campaign, November 1-22, 2017, Publix customers and associates participated in the campaign by adding a $1, $3, or $5 donation to their grocery bill. The coupon denominations were scanned during checkout by a Publix associate and applied to their purchase total. Food For All is a program of Making Change®, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that has partnered with Publix since 1988 to create a successful campaign.

READ MORE

About Publix
Publix is privately owned and operated by its more than 190,000 employees, with 2016 sales of $34 billion. Currently, Publix has 1,169 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The company has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 20 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com.

About Food For All® and Making Change®
Food For All® is a program of Making Change®, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that partners with thousands of grocery retailers nationwide to run point-of-purchase fundraisers. Since 1985, the organization has successfully raised more than $105 million to fund nonprofit organizations in the United States and around the world.  For more information, visit  www.makingchange.org.

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Making Change® redistributes more than $76,000 for Feeding America 

November 15, 2017

ScreenShot2017-11-13at9.48.50AMPictured:  Francis Cameron (President/CEO, ROFDA), Dave McConnell (President/CEO, Making Change), Nancy Curby (SVP Corporate Partnerships & Operations, Feeding America), Peter Larkin (President/CEO, NGA)

 


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nov. 14, 2017 – 
Making Change®, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit, collected more than $76,000 for Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization, during the first-ever Independence Day of Giving campaign, hosted by the National Grocers Association (NGA), in partnership with Retailer Owned Food Distributors & Associates (ROFDA).

Throughout the month of June – with a focus on June 21 as Independents Day of Giving – the campaign encouraged customers at locally owned supermarkets to add a $1, $3, or $5 donation to their grocery bills. Donations were collected by Making Change® and then redistributed into the local communities of participating independent supermarket by Feeding America.

“It is such an honor to be a part of the first Independence Day of Giving campaign with NGA and ROFDA,” says Dave McConnell, president and CEO of Making Change®. “We want to thank the independent supermarket industry for playing a vital role in helping close the hunger gap in the communities they serve.”

During NGA Foundation’s recent Fall Leadership Meeting in Chicago, the organization presented Feeding America with $76,959 – equivalent to 846,533 meals. The check was presented to Nancy Curby, senior vice president of corporate partnerships and operations at Feeding America.

About making change®
making change® is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that partners with thousands of retailers nationwide to run point-of-purchase fundraisers. Since 1985, the organization has successfully raised more than $105 million to fund non-profit organizations in the United States and around the world. For more information, visit www.makingchange.org.

Holiday Campaign in Stores Now!

November 13, 2017

Our annual holiday campaign kicked off in stores on Saturday, November 11 and will conclude on January 6, 2018.  Customers can support this point-of purchase fundraiser by selecting a donation coupon at the checkout stand and handing it to the cashier to add to the grocery bill.  Proceeds support community-based, non-profit organizations.

The following stores are participating:
Adam’s Hometown Markets
Dorothy Lane Markets
Draeger’s Markets
Fresh Encounter
Gelson’s Markets
Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket and Pharmacy
Mollie Stone’s Markets
Pennington Quality Supermarket
Publix Super Markets
Riesbeck’s Food Markets

Publix Launches Annual Food For All® Fundraiser

November 3, 2017

PublixLast Year Fundraiser Supported More Than 185 Nonprofits 

LAKELAND, Fla. – Nov. 1, 2017 – Publix Super Markets, Inc. has launched its annual holiday fundraiser, Food For All®, which runs Nov. 1 through Nov. 22.

The campaign includes Publix customers and associates who raise money in support of nonprofit organizations serving individuals within their local communities. These local and regional nonprofits help fight hunger and advocate for self-sufficiency and last year, represented more than 185 organizations.

As a result of the generosity of customers and associates, Publix distributed more than $5 million in grants to more than 185 charities located across the southeastern United States in 2016.

“Each year, we are humbled by the kindness and giving spirit of our customers and associates to help their neighbors that may be facing food insecurity and other challenges,” said Maria Brous, director of media and community relations, Publix. “The Food For All campaign provides our customers and associates with a simple way to help and we’re looking forward to another successful program.”

Themed campaign boards are displayed at checkout and customers may participate by asking the cashier to add a $1, $3 or $5 contribution to their grocery bill.  Food For All® is a program of Making Change®, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that has partnered with Publix since 1990 to create successful campaigns.

“We are honored to partner with Publix and help facilitate the Food For All fundraiser each year,” said Dave McConnell, president and CEO of Making Change. “Publix’s determination and commitment to this fundraiser continues to successfully help nonprofit organizations feed communities all across the southeast.”

About Food For All® and Making Change®
Food For All® is a program of Making Change®, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that partners with thousands of grocery retailers nationwide to run point-of-purchase fundraisers. Since 1985, the organization has successfully raised more than $105 million to fund nonprofit organizations in the United States and around the world.  For more information, visit makingchange.org.


About Publix
Publix is privately owned and operated by its 188,000 employees, with 2016 sales of $34 billion. Currently Publix has 1,157 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The company has been named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 20 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com

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