our mission

Our Mission

Our mission at Publix Super Markets Charities is to endeavor to meet the needs of the people in our community. To that end, we commit to be dedicated to the dignity and value of the human spirit—helping strengthen it to overcome adversity, determined to offer people hope and a choice for the future, and devoted to the highest standards of community involvement as demonstrated by our founder, George W. Jenkins.

About Publix Super Markets Charities

In 1966 Publix Super Markets founder George W. Jenkins, affectionately known as Mr. George, established a charitable foundation with the intention of caring for his community—and with a vision that the giving would continue long after he was gone. Today, Publix Super Markets Charities remains committed to serving the communities in which Publix operates. And the legacy of giving continues.

By supporting a variety of nonprofit organizations engaged in life-changing work, Publix Charities makes a far-reaching impact throughout the Southeast. The result is stronger communities infused with hope and prepared for a brighter future. If you represent a nonprofit organization that is doing great things for your community in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, or Virginia, you can begin the process of requesting support here. Our areas of focus are youth, education, reducing hunger, and alleviating homelessness.

At Publix Charities, dedication to serving others is at the heart of everything we do. It’s also in the hearts of the thousands of Publix associates who consistently donate their time, talents, and treasures to improve the lives of others. Publix Charities helps people and nonprofit organizations build healthier communities for years to come.

Serving the Southeast

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Publix Super Markets Charities serves the communities surrounding Publix's stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia.

Being There


Being There

We’re always touched to hear personal stories of lives that have been changed by the nonprofit organizations we support. The stories featured here represent just a few of the countless incredible outcomes we’ve been fortunate enough to witness in our communities. We’re proud to share them with you.

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