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Publix Super Markets Miami Division Presents Over $1.3 Million in Grants to 62 Florida Non-Profits

April 1, 2010
Publix-Miami Board

2009 Publix-Miami Board

SOUTH FLORIDA CUSTOMERS RAISE MORE THAN  $1.3 MILLION THROUGH PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS’ ANNUAL “FOOD FOR ALL” FUNDRAISER

      MIAMI, FL- Publix Super Markets Miami Division and customers raised $1,372,454.08 to benefit community based charities during their annual Food For All holiday season campaign.  The six-week Food For All fundraiser appeared in stores from November 15 through December 26, 2009 and customers could make a contribution at the register by simply purchasing $1, $3 and $5 contribution coupons.  A formal check presentation will take place on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 to distribute checks to more than 60 South Florida non-profit agencies. 

“Publix customers and associates showed extraordinary support for their communities and local charities. Thanks to their generosity we can help make a positive impact for thousands in need in South Florida,” says Bill Fauerbach, Publix Miami Division’s Vice President of Retail Operations.

Publix is privately owned and operated by its 141,000 employees, with 2009 sales of $24.3 billion. Currently Publix has 1,012 stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. The company has been named one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 13 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized as tops in the grocery business, most recently by an American Customer Satisfaction Index survey. For more information, visit the company’s Web site, www.publix.com.

Food For All is a charitable marketing organization that runs point-of-purchase fundraisers in over 6,000 grocery retailers nationwide.  Since the organization’s inception in 1985, over $67 million has been raised for charities in the United States and abroad.  For more information about Food For All’s fundraising programs vsit the organization’s website at www.foodforall.org.

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