To sweeten its current community donation program for Folds of Honor, Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Mas, together with the SEG Gives Foundation, is doubling down on customer donations with a Military Monday matching commitment up to $300,000.
Each Monday through July 4, the grocer’s charitable arm will match all weekend in-store donations, up to $100,000. Donations were matched on June 20, and will be matched twice more June 27 and July 4, for a possible total match of $300,000.
Customers can support by visiting their local Winn-Dixie or Fresco y Mas store and simply donating $1, $5 or by rounding up their total grocery bill to the nearest dollar at checkout, and their weekend donation will automatically be doubled.
By doubling down on all in-store Folds of Honor donations with a matching commitment, the grocer is paying it forward to the legacies of the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice with their service to our country.
Folds of Honor is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of military members who have fallen or been disabled while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Since its inception in 2007, Folds of Honor has awarded nearly 35,000 scholarships totaling about $160 million in all 50 states.
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— Compiled by Business Editor Joe Crews