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LAKELAND, Fla., April 16, 2020 — Publix Super Markets Charities announced today a second $1 million donation to Feeding America member food banks in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Today’s donation provides support to food pantries and meal programs in the communities surrounding Publix stores and brings Publix Charities’ total contribution in support of hunger relief efforts during the pandemic to $2 million.

“As we continue to see an increase in the number of people facing food insecurity during this pandemic, we are grateful to Publix Super Markets Charities for this additional contribution in support of Feeding America member food banks,” said Publix CEO Todd Jones. “This donation will provide meals and essential supplies to our neighbors and continues to support our ongoing commitment to alleviating hunger in the communities we serve.”

The $1 million donation will be distributed to the following Feeding America member food banks throughout our seven-state operating area:

Food Bank Location Donation
Community Food Bank of Central Alabama Birmingham $25,000
Feeding the Gulf Coast Theodore $35,000
Food Bank of North Alabama Huntsville $20,000
Montgomery Area Food Bank Montgomery $20,000
All Faiths Food Bank Sarasota $25,000
America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend Tallahassee $17,500
Feeding Northeast Florida Jacksonville $50,000
Feeding South Florida Pembroke Park $150,000
Feeding Tampa Bay Tampa $100,000
Harry Chapin Food Bank Fort Myers $50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida Orlando $100,000
Treasure Coast Food Bank Fort Pierce $35,000
America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia Savannah $15,000
Atlanta Community Food Bank Atlanta $100,000
Feeding the Valley Midland $7,500
Food Bank of Northeast Georgia Athens $7,500
Golden Harvest Food Bank Augusta $15,000
Middle Georgia Community Food Bank Macon $7,500
Second Harvest of South Georgia Valdosta $7,500
North Carolina
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Raleigh $17,500
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Raleigh $7,500
Manna Food Bank Asheville $7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina Charlotte $50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina Winston-Salem $7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina Fayetteville $5,000
South Carolina
Harvest Hope Food Bank Columbia $20,000
Lowcountry Food Bank Charleston $25,000
Chattanooga Area Food Bank Chattanooga $10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee Maryville $7,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee Nashville $35,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee Kingsport $5,000
Feed More Richmond $15,000