Publix Super Markets Charities also donates $100,000
LAKELAND, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Publix is activating a register donation campaign in the company’s Tennessee stores allowing customers and associates to support relief efforts following the tornadoes and intense thunderstorms that swept through the area on Saturday.
In addition, Publix Super Markets Charities (PSMC) is donating $100,000 to support relief efforts.
The contributions from the register campaign and PSMC will be used to support nonprofit organizations, including the American Red Cross and United Way, enabling them to respond to and help people recover from disasters.
“Our thoughts are with the people impacted by the recent tornadoes and storms in Tennessee,” said Publix Director of Community Relations Dwaine Stevens. “We’re grateful for the donation from PSMC and our associates and customers who support our communities in times of need.”
Publix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 250,000 associates, currently operates 1,359 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. For 26 consecutive years, the company has been recognized by Fortune as a great place to work. 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 newsroom at corporate.publix.com/newsroom.