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Publix Announces Disaster Relief Program for Alabama/Georgia Storms

(ATLANTA, Ga.) WRBL - Following devastating storms over the weekend, Publix Super Markets announced that it has established a new program to give "customers and associates" new ways to aid victims of flooding and tornadoes in the South.

According to the release, "Customers may donate any amount by adding it to their grocery totals" during checkout at specific Publix locations in the areas affected by the storms.

Money collected from these donations will be sent to the Red Cross, to "enable the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from these disasters."

The following locations are participants in the new relief program.

In Columbus, Ga.:

Bradley Park Square, 1639 Bradley Park Dr.
Milgen Plaza, 5435 Woodruff Farm Rd.
Parkway Centre, 7600 Schomburg Rd.
Cross Country Plaza, 3201 Macon Rd.

In LaGrange, Ga.:

LaGrange Plaza, 139 Commerce Ave.

In Phenix City, Al.:

Phenix Crossing, 5408 Summerville Rd.

In Auburn, Al.:

Hamilton Place, 2415 Moores Mill Rd.
The Shoppes at Cary Creek, 2900 E. University Dr.

Brenda Reid, Publix's Media and Community Relations Manager said, "Our customers and associates have expressed interest in helping those impacted by the devastaion left by the storms. As a community partner and respected business in the area, we know it's our responsibility to react quickly and help those affected by the tragic circumstances."


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