JACKSONVILLE, FLA. - Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, raised more than $1.28 million worth of food by donating nearly 258,000 $5 hunger relief bags to Feeding America.
The donations were made possible through customer and associate donations during the grocer’s instore hunger relief program that ran from May 5 – 15.
“We are grateful for the giving hearts of our customers and associates who recognize the needs in our communities and are able to make an impact in meaningful ways,” said Anthony Hucker, president and chief executive officer of Southeastern Grocers. “With this donation, we are providing support to our local food pantries, nourishment to individuals in need and providing hope to our neighbors during these difficult times. As a community, we are stronger together.”