JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Winn-Dixie Foundation announced that it has donated nearly $1.3 million to 81 charities throughout its operating areas in the Southeast.
“The Winn-Dixie Foundation realizes the importance of giving back to the communities, especially in times of need,” said Mary Kellmanson, president of Winn-Dixie Foundation. “For more than 68 years, the Winn-Dixie Foundation has donated funds to worthy not-for-profit organizations, empowering them to share our goal of helping to improve the lives of families in each neighborhood we serve.”
The Winn-Dixie Foundation will provide grants to the following organizations:
Abriendo Puertas Inc., Miami, Fla.
American Diabetes Association, Birmingham, Ala.
American Diabetes Association, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
ARC Gateway, Inc., Pensacola, Fla.
BASE Camp Children's Cancer Foundation, Winter Park, Fla.
Baptist Crossroads Foundation, Inc., New Orleans, La.
Bay Area Food Bank, Theodore, Ala.
Boy Scouts of America, benefitting Learning for Life, Tampa, Fla.
Boy Scouts of America, Central Florida Council, Apopka, Fla.
Boy Scouts of America, South Florida Council Inc., Miami Lakes, Fla.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County, Homosassa, Fla.
Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.
Bread of Life Fellowship Inc., Ocoee, Fla.
Bread of the Mighty Food Bank, Inc., Gainesville, Fla.
CROS Ministries, Lake Worth, Fla.
Camp Boggy Creek, Eustis, Fla.
Camp Tracy, Jacksonville, Fla.
American for Community Involvement, Inc., Royal Palm Beach, Fla.
CASA of South Louisiana, Lafayette, La.
Children's Harbor, Pembroke Pines, Fla.
Children's Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, Al.
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, Orlando, Fla.
Community Connections, Jacksonville, Fla.
Covenant House Florida Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education & Research, Gainesville, Fla.
Dreams Come True Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.
Feed the Hungry at Village Baptist Church, West Palm Beach, Fla.
First Church of the Nazarene, Punta Gorda, Fla.
Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, Jacksonville, Fla.
Girls Place Inc., Gainesville, Fla.
Great Kids Explorer Club, Ormond Beach, Fla.
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, Baton Rouge, La.
Habitat for Humanity of Arcadia-Desoto County Inc., Arcadia, Fla.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami Inc., Miami, Fla.
Habitat for Humanity of Lee County Inc., North Fort Myers, Fla.
Habitat for Humanity of Martin County, Stuart, Fla.
Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County, Delray Beach, Fla.
Heartland Rural Health Network Inc., Sebring, Fla.
I. M. Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.
Immokalee Child Care Center, Immokalee, Fla.
Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options, Sunrise, Fla.
Jewish Family & Community Services Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.
KIPP, Jacksonville, Fla.
Ladies Leukemia League Inc., Metairie, La.
Liga Contra el Cancer Inc., Miami, Fla.
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
MaliVai Washington Kids Foundation Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla.
Meals On Wheels PLUS of Manatee Inc., Bradenton, Fla.
Mercy Flight Southeast, Leesburg, Fla.
New Heights of Northeast Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.
Oasis Counseling for Women and Children, Birmingham, Ala.
Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy, Inc., Mobile, Ala.
Panama City Rescue Mission, Panama City, Fla.
Quantum House, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Robert E. Lee High School ROTC, Jacksonville, Fla.
SOS Children's Villages, Coconut Creek, Fla.
St. Tammany Memorial Cancer Fund, Mandeville, La.
St. Vincent dePaul Society/St. Timothy, Lady Lake, Fla.
St. Vincent's HealthCare Foundation, Jacksonville, Fla.
Take Stock in Children, Miami, Fla.
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center Inc., Tarpon Springs, Fla.
The Good Samaritan Ministry, Slidell, La.
The Guardian Catholic Schools, Jacksonville, Fla.
The Heights Tutoring Center Inc., Niceville, Fla.
The Path of Citrus County Inc., Beverly Hills, Fla.
The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, Fla.
The Volunteer Way Inc., New Port Richey, Fla.
Trinity Café, Tampa, Fla.
UNCF (United Negro College Fund), Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
UNCF (United Negro College Fund), Orlando, Fla.
UNCF (United Negro College Fund), New Orleans, La.
University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute, Mobile, Ala.
University of South Florida Foundation Inc., Tampa, Fla.
Urban League of Broward County Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
We Care Food Pantry, Homosassa, Fla.
Wesley House Community Center Inc., Meridian, Miss.
Women In Distress of Broward County, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.