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Publix Collects Funds For American Red Cross Harvey Relief Efforts

Publix Charities Donates $250,000

LAKELAND, Fla., Aug. 30, 2017 ‐ Today Publix Super Markets established a program to offer its customers and associates a way to directly assist those areas affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Customers may donate any amount by adding it to their grocery totals when checking out at Publix registers. Collected money will be channeled through the American Red Cross and designated specifically for disaster relief in support of their efforts to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey. The program will continue for a few weeks, based on customer response.

“Our customers and associates have trusted Publix to help those affected by tragic events,” said Maria Brous, director of media and community relations. “We know many of our extended Publix family and friends are affected by this devastation, and we are committed to supporting them.”

Additionally, Publix Super Markets Charities is donating $250,000 to the American Red Cross for relief efforts for the affected areas.