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HUNGER FIGHT Awarded Grant from Publix Super Markets Charities

Published Tuesday, September 15, 2020


HUNGER FIGHT, Inc. recently announced receipt of a grant from Publix Super Markets Charities in support of their meals program. The grant is designated to produce and distribute meal packs to children, families and seniors impacted by the COVID19 pandemic


Thanks to the generous grant donation from Publix Super Markets Charities, Hunger Fight will continue working with First Coast schools and other collaborating feeding organizations to ensure that our meals are distributed to those in need in our community.      


“We are very grateful for the support of Publix Super Markets Charities,” said Sherri Porter, Founder and Executive Director of Hunger Fight. “To be recognized and supported for the work we do in addressing the issues of hunger by an organization so well-known in our communities inspires us to continue making a difference in the lives of the children, families and seniors we serve.”


The effect of this grant and the food it will provide is significant. The COVID19 pandemic continues to negatively impact our communities with no end in sight and the need increases almost daily. Thanks to Publix Charities, Hunger Fight will continue to get food to those who are in need during these challenging times.


HUNGER FIGHT is a not–for-profit organization established in 2012. Its mission is to end hunger and illiteracy through the provision of nutritious meals and books to children, seniors and families by informing, engaging and mobilizing communities and partners. For more information about HUNGER FIGHT, visit


About Publix Super Markets Charities

George Jenkins, founder of Publix Super Markets and affectionately known as “Mr. George,” believed in giving. From the day he opened his first Publix, he made sure his associates, customers and community were taken care of. In 1966, Mr. George established the Foundation with the vision it would continue giving long after he was gone. Publix Super Market Charities remains committed to serving the communities in which Publix operates.  To learn more, visit



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