Publix Collects Funds For Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
LAKELAND, Fla. -- November 01, 2012
Today Publix Super Markets established a program to offer its customers and
associates a way to directly assist those areas in the Northeast affected by
Hurricane Sandy. Customers may donate any amount by adding it to their grocery
totals when checking out at Publix registers. Collected money will be
channeled through the American Red Cross and designated specifically for
Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts.
“Our customers and associates have trusted Publix to react and help those
affected by tragic circumstances,” said Maria Brous, director of media and
community relations. “This disaster to the Northeast hits close to home as we
have many customers whom reside in our operating areas during the winter
Publix is privately owned and operated by its 154,500 employees, with 2011
sales of $27.0 billion. Currently Publix has 1,065 stores in Florida, Georgia,
South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. The company has been named one of
FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 15 consecutive
years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer
service is recognized as tops in the grocery business, most recently by an
American Customer Satisfaction Index survey. For more information, visit the
company’s website, www.publix.com.
Publix Super Markets
Maria Brous, 863-680-5339
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