In support of the All for honor campaign
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (July 18, 2017) – Southeastern Grocers LLC, parent company and home of BI-LO, Harveys, Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Más grocery stores, has donated $1,647,908.69 to Hope For The Warriors through a combination of customer and vendor donations, along with all profits earned at BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores on Tuesday, July 4.
For the third consecutive year, Southeastern Grocers pledged every cent of every dollar of profit raised on Independence Day to support veterans and service members. This year Southeastern Grocers partnered with Hope For The Warriors once again to show its ongoing dedication to support this cause. Hope For The Warriors, founded in 2006, is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for post 9/11 veterans, service members and military families.
Anthony Hucker, COO and interim president and CEO of Southeastern Grocers said, “We want to thank our associates and customers for their extreme generosity during this year’s All for Honor campaign to support Hope For The Warriors. BI-LO, Harveys, Winn-Dixie is proud to have raised more than $1.6 million to help support veterans, service members and military families throughout the Southeast.”
Customers were able to show their support for Hope For The Warriors by simply shopping at BI-LO, Harveys, and Winn-Dixie stores this Independence Day. Customers also contributed by honoring a veteran with a personal note displayed in-store on the Wall of Honor, donating generously during check out and liking, following or sharing Facebook posts and Twitter feeds with #AllForHonor.
Robin Kelleher, co-founder, President and CEO of Hope For The Warriors said, “Hope For The Warriors is truly humbled and extremely grateful to Southeastern Grocers, its employees, vendors, and loyal customers for this incredible and continued support. Through the funds raised during this #AllForHonor campaign, we will be able to provide services for more than 1,830 veterans, service members and military families in our communities. This campaign reached thousands of Patriotic Americans who understand the sacrifices of our American Heroes and in turn reached out to support them.”
Southeastern Grocers is proud to partner with Hope For The Warriors and support its mission to change the lives of those who have served our nation.
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