Publix is donating $1 million to Feeding America food banks

click to enlarge Photo via Publix/TwitterPublix Charities donated $1 million to Feeding America member food banks on Wednesday, bringing its total donated to the nonprofit to $2 million.The donation will be distributed to food banks throughout Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North and South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginiaevery state the grocery chain is located in.As we continue to see an increase in the number of people facing food insecurity during this pandemic, we are grateful to Publix Super Markets Charities for this additional contribution in support of Feeding America member food banks, said Publix CEO Todd Jones.This donation will provide meals and essential supplies to our neighbors and continues to support our ongoing commitment to alleviating hunger in the communities we serve.Portions of the donation will go to local groups in Central Florida like Feeding Tampa Bay, All Faiths Food Bank in Sarasota, and Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida in Orlando.Heres a list of the food banks and the amount donated in Florida.All Faiths Food Bank in Sarasota - $25,000America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend in Tallahassee - $17,500Feeding Northeast Florida in Jacksonville - $50,000Feeding South Florida in Pembroke Park - $150,000Feeding Tampa Bay in Tampa - $100,000Harry Chapin Food Bank in Fort Myers - $50,000Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida in Orlando - $100,000Treasure Coast Food Bank in Fort Pierce - $35,000