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Posted: May 31, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Publix donates to help hungry

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Mark Holihan, district manager of Publix, and (far right) Melissa Elam, store manager at the Brown Bridge Road location, present a check to (center) Doris Strickland, executive director of the Covington-Newton County United Way.

Publix and its employees are doing their part to feed the hungry in Newton County.

Publix donated $1,099 to the Covington-Newton County United Way to purchase food for the less fortunate in the county, and workers also helped send a truckload of food to the Salvation Army food pantry.

In addition, the Publix Foundation donated $18,600 to the United Way to be given to the various local nonprofit agencies the United Way supports.

United Way Executive Director Doris Strickland said Publix is a huge supporter of the United Way, noting that the company’s 102 local employees donated $24,000 to the United Way through employee deductions.

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