Publix donates $125,000 to Feeding Northeast Florida

Gift benefits Clay residents affected by COVID-19 pandemic


Feeding Northeast Florida, Northeast Florida’s largest nonprofit food bank, announced Sept. 3it received a $125,000 donation from Publix Super Markets Charities to support its ongoing work to meet the increased need for food assistance in the region due to the effects of the pandemic. Steve Walker, Regional Director for Publix, left, presents a check to Senior Manager of Retail Partnerships for Feeding Northeast Florida Chimere Nieves. Feeding Northeast Florida serves the more than 257,000 people facing food insecurity in their eight-county operating area, including Clay County; and with the rising numbers of newly unemployed neighbors, Feeding Northeast Florida has seen a greatly increased demand for food. The $125,000 donation from Publix Charities to Feeding Northeast Florida is one of several donations made this year to help provide food and other essential support to those hardest-hit by the pandemic.


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