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Nov. 18 - Southeastern Grocers Donates over 2,000 Thanksgiving Turkeys

Brunswick Business Journal Staff Report

November 18, 2018 - Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, will donate more than 2,000 turkeys to communities throughout the Southeast to help feed the one in eight people who will struggle with hunger this Thanksgiving.

The approximately 30,000 pounds of turkey will provide 25,000 much needed meals to hungry families throughout the BI-LO, Fresco y Más and Winn-Dixie footprints. The turkey donation events will be hosted in partnership with the following community leaders and organizations:

  • Jacksonville, FL: Jacksonville Jaguars’ Malik Jackson and the USO on Nov. 19
  • Jacksonville, FL: Pine Forest Elementary School on Nov. 19
  • Miami, FL: Miami Heat and the Miami Rescue Mission on Nov. 19
  • New Orleans, LA: New Orleans Saints’ Alvin Kamera and Everyone Deserves A Chance on Nov. 19
  • Stuart, FL: Stuart Police Department on Nov. 20
  • Statesboro, GA: Feed The Boro on Nov. 22

Anthony Hucker, President and CEO of Southeastern Grocers, said, “We are committed to fighting hunger and being a store our associates and customers can always count on. There are millions of people in the United States who struggle to put food on their table, and we are proud to do our part by providing turkeys this Thanksgiving to those in need.”

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