Winn-Dixie Check Presentation to FSF Provides 34,115 Pounds of Food

Community Investment - 1/31/2013

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Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. | 5050 Edgewood Court | Jacksonville, Fla.  32254 | (904) 783-5000

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MEDIA CONTACTS:                    Mayra Hernandez                                 Lisa Stoch                                                                    

                                                        Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.                       Feeding South Florida

                                                        (954) 730-7730                                    (954) 518-1818

                                                        (954) 309-9606 (cell)                          lstoch@feedingsouthflorida.org

                                                        MayraHernandez@winn-dixie.com             

 

WINN-DIXIE AND CUSTOMERS JOIN FORCES TO DONATE MORE THAN 34,115 POUNDS OF FOOD TO NEEDY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN SOUTH FLORIDA

 

WHAT:           With one in five children in America not knowing when they will eat their next meal, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., will present Feeding South Florida with a check representing 34,115 pounds of food to fight hunger in South Florida. The combined donation by the grocer, its customers and vendors is enough to feed more than 20,551 meals for our neighbors in need through the Winn-Dixie Hunger Relief program.

 

WHERE:        Winn-Dixie Store #306

                        1515 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd

                        Hallandale, Fla. 33009

 

WHEN:           Thurs., Jan. 31, at 1:30 p.m.

 

WHO:            - Winn-Dixie District Director Georgui Lago

                       - Winn-Dixie Store Director Eliu Cubas

                       - Feeding South Florida President and CEO Paco Velez

                       - Feeding South Florida Director of Advancement and Community Investment Lisa Stoch

 

VISUALS:       - Check presentation inside the store
- Interviews with Georgui Lago, Eliu Cubas, Paco Velez and Lisa Stoch

                        - Hunger Relief program and Feeding South Florida art is available

 

ADDITIONAL

INFO:             The Winn-Dixie Hunger Relief program encouraged customers to easily donate through tear pads/scan sheets at store registers and by purchasing specially marked Winn-Dixie brand products. All dollars raised from Nov. 7 through Dec. 24 will benefit 16 local Feeding America-affiliated food banks, including Feeding South Florida (www.feedingsouthflorida.org) to provide nutritious, fresh foods for communities across Winn-Dixie’s operating area.

 

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Please call contact persons above to arrange interviews or any special coverage needs.

 

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