Publix Super Markets Charities News

Mr. George’s legacy of giving continues.

Publix founder George W. Jenkins—affectionately known as Mr. George—established Publix Charities to serve his community, a mission he wished to carry on long after he was gone. We proudly continue his legacy of giving by supporting nonprofit organizations throughout the Southeast. Keep up-to-date on the ways we work to build hope and nourish brighter futures.

News

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hands holding a green paper house

December 2022

$5 million to housing programs.

Publix is donating $5 million to alleviate homelessness and housing insecurity in our communities.

box of fresh fruit and vegetables

November 2022

Hope for the hungry. 

We’re donating 22 mobile food pantries to Feeding America® member food banks to help feed the hungry.

florida with heart pin near ocala

September 2022

$1M in support of Hurricane Ian relief 

Publix activates register campaign to support disaster relief efforts.

fresh food in shape of a heart

September 2022

Over $5.6 million to food banks.

We’re donating over $5.6 million to Feeding America® member food banks in our communities.

family of 4

December 2021

Always Building Hope

Publix Charities is donating $3 million to Habitat for Humanity affiliates and other nonprofits in our communities.

Alleviating Hunger

Read the latest stories on our efforts to reduce hunger.

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box of fresh fruit and vegetables

November 2022

Hope for the hungry. 

We’re donating 22 mobile food pantries to Feeding America® member food banks to help feed the hungry.

fresh food in shape of a heart

September 2022

Over $5.6 million to food banks.

We’re donating over $5.6 million to Feeding America® member food banks in our communities.

publix charities volunteers smiling at a food bank

September 2021

Helping Our Local Communities

Publix Charities is donating $5.5 million to Feeding America® member food banks and other nonprofits.

fresh publix produce in a basket

August 2020

Publix Charities Continues Helping Local Communities

Publix Charities is donating $5 million to Feeding America® member food banks and other nonprofits.

Feeding America

April 2020

Publix Charities Donates Another $1 Million to Feeding America Member Food Banks

Publix Charities announced a second $1 million donation to Feeding America® member food banks in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Reducing Housing Insecurity & Homelessness

Read the latest stories on our efforts to reduce housing insecurity and homelessness.

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hands holding a green paper house

December 2022

$5 million to housing programs.

Publix is donating $5 million to alleviate homelessness and housing insecurity in our communities.

family of 4

December 2021

Always Building Hope

Publix Charities is donating $3 million to Habitat for Humanity affiliates and other nonprofits in our communities.

single mom with 3 kids

December 2020

Publix Charities Donates $2.5 Million to Habitat for Humanity Affiliates & More

Publix Charities is donating $2.5 million to Habitat for Humanity affiliates and other nonprofits.

$7,500 Broward Partnership for the Homeless

May 2019

Publix Charities Supports Broward Partnership for the Homeless

Publix District Manager John Kalis and his team recently visited Broward Partnership for the Homeless staff in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, …

$60,000 Check to Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County

April 2019

Publix Charities Supports Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County

Publix recently visited the Bellinger family on the construction site for their new home in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Encouraging Youth

Read the latest stories on our efforts to encourage youth.

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$10,000 check to Learning for Success Inc

October 2019

Publix Charities Supports Learning for Success, Inc.

Publix associates presented Learning for Success, Inc. with a donation of $10,000.

check presentation ymca of suncoast

September 2019

Publix Charities Supports YMCA of the Suncoast

Publix associates presented YMCA of the Suncoast with Publix Charites’ $19,000 donation.

butterflies live event butterflies in a dish

September 2019

Publix Charities Supports Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Publix Charities is proud to sponsor an exciting and educational exhibit at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia.

Camillus House Check Presentation for $10,000

September 2019

Publix Charities Supports Camillus House, Inc. in Miami, Florida

Publix District Manager Chadi Majzoub presented Publix Charities’ $10,000 donation to Camillus House.

Publix Charities presents donation check to New Brooks County Boys and Girls Club

April 2018

Publix Charities Supports New Brooks County Boys & Girls Club

Publix associates Johnny Hankerson, John Falduti, Roger Cole, and Mike Green recently visited the Boys & Girls Club of Valdosta …

Improving Communities

These are just a few examples of how the causes we support help to build healthier communities.

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$20,000 Lake Cares Food Pantry

November 2018

Publix Charities Donates $20,000 to the Lake Cares Food Pantry

Publix delivered Publix Charities’ $20,000 donation to the Lake Cares Food Pantry in Mount Dora, Florida.

Publix Charities Anderson Interfaith Ministries

November 2018

Publix Charities Donates $15,000 to the Community Kitchen

Publix delivered Publix Charities’ $15,000 donation to the Community Kitchen in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Publix Charities Anderson Interfaith Ministries

November 2018

Publix Charities Donates $15,000 to Anderson Interfaith Ministries

Publix delivered Publix Charities’ $15,000 donation to Anderson Interfaith Ministries in Anderson, South Carolina.

$60,700 Donation to United Way of Sumner County

May 2018

Publix Charities Donates $60,700 to the Sumner County United Way

Publix delivered Publix Charities’ $60,700 donation to the Sumner County United Way in Gallatin, Tennessee.

Butterflies Live girl with butterfly

May 2018

Publix Charities Sponsors Butterflies LIVE!

Publix Charities is proud to sponsor this exciting and educational exhibit at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia.