Publix Continues 26-Year Tradition Of Supporting Children’s Hospital With Coupon Campaign

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Publix Super Markets are inviting customers to “Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are” June 10 through July 1 by donating to Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. In exchange for a $1, $3 or $5 donation, Publix customers will receive a set of coupons with savings of up to $20 on popular brands.

"These coupons have great savings to help celebrate Father’s Day or the 4th of July," officials said.  "Funds raised from the coupon campaign will help provide life-saving care for local kids."

This campaign marks the 26th anniversary of Publix supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since 1992, Publix has raised more than $39 million for the charity. Funds raised locally during the campaign will benefit The Believe Campaign to build the new Children’s Hospital in Chattanooga. 
 
“In 2016, our five area Publix locations raised more than $25,000 for Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, almost a 95 percent increase in their fundraising efforts from 2015,” said Rebecca Brinkley, director of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. “Each year they work even harder than the year before to raise funds and help support our hospital’s mission to treat sick and injured children in our area.”
 
“We’re incredibly grateful for 26 years of generous support from Publix,” said John Lauck, president and CEO of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. “Over the last several decades, we’ve seen advances in children’s healthcare that can be attributed in part to community contributions like those from Publix and its customers. For example, research shows nine out of 10 kids born with congenital heart defects now survive into adulthood and childhood cancer death rates continue to decline. We congratulate Publix on the positive impact it has had in the neighborhoods it’s served over the past 26 years and look forward to the medical advances to come.” 
 
Those who participate in the register campaign will receive coupons from the following vendors: Kellogg’s, Mars (Mars Petcare, Mars Chocolate and Wrigley), Johnson and Johnson, Coca-Cola and Dasani, Georgia Pacific (Angel Soft Bath Tissue and Sparkle Paper Towels), Oil-Dri (Cat’s Pride), Pepsi Pure Leaf Tea, and Frito Lay.
 
More than 1,000 Publix stores in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee are participating in the fundraiser benefiting 24 member hospitals.



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