Southeastern Grocers Feeds Hungry Families this Thanksgiving Donating more than 1,000 Turkeys to Feeding America Food Banks

  • Southeastern Grocers, parent company to BI-LO, Harveys, Fresco
    y Más and Winn-Dixie stores, is donating more than 1,000 turkeys to
    Feeding America affiliates throughout its footprint.
  • The donation will provide almost 10,000 Thanksgiving meals to feed
    people supported by nearly 2,000 local partner food agencies.
  • Customers can buy one Frozen Honeysuckle White Turkey of any
    size for $6 this weekend only, Nov.
    19-20, 2016
    with a purchase of $30 or more.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southeastern Grocers is donating more than 1,000 turkeys to Feeding
America affiliates throughout the Southeast to help feed the one in
eight people who will struggle with hunger this Thanksgiving.

The approximately 11,000 pounds of turkey can provide almost 10,000 much
needed meals to hungry families throughout the BI-LO, Harveys and
Winn-Dixie footprints.

Ian McLeod, President and CEO of Southeastern Grocers said, “This
Thanksgiving we wanted to do our part to help provide the most important
piece of the Thanksgiving meal to adults, children and families facing
hunger in our communities this holiday.”

“Our customers showed us how much they appreciate affordable
Thanksgiving prices when we sold 10 million pounds of turkey last
Thanksgiving. We remain committed to delivering great value and to
making Thanksgiving less stressful and more enjoyable for all of our
customers this year as well,” said Ian McLeod.

As well as caring for those in need, Southeastern Grocers is looking
after its customers this Thanksgiving.

This Saturday and Sunday only, Nov. 19-20, 2016, BI-LO, Harveys
and Winn-Dixie customers can purchase one Frozen Honeysuckle White
Turkey of any size or weight for only $6 when customers spend $30 of
their Thanksgiving shopping with BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie, while
supplies last.

Customers will have the opportunity to pick out their own personal
high-quality, Grade A Turkey from a variety of sizes, all for one low

The average weight of a Thanksgiving turkey is 15 pounds – costing
customers only 40 cents per pound. This means at only $6, customers will
be able to buy a 24-pound turkey for only 25 cents per pound.

Customers can spend more time with family and less time shopping around
for all of their grocery needs. At BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores,
Thanksgiving essentials are available at a lower price, such as sweet
potatoes, greens, Stove Top Stuffing, Land O Lakes Butter, Swanson Broth
or Stock, 8-inch sweet potato, pumpkin, cherry or pecan pie from the
bakery and much more.

Chef Curtis Stone’s Thanksgiving Feast is available for customers
looking for delicious and convenient recipe options this Thanksgiving.
The fresh ingredients and easy directions for his original Turkey with
Sage-Brown Butter Gravy, delicious sides and dessert are available both
at BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores and website.

All BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores will open at their normal hours
and close at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Customers can buy one (1)
Frozen Honeysuckle White Turkey of any size for $6 this weekend only, Nov.
19-20, 2016
with a qualified purchase of $30 or more.

About Southeastern Grocers

Southeastern Grocers, LLC, parent company and home of BI-LO, Fresco y
Más, Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is the second-largest
supermarket in the Southeast based on store count. The company employs
nearly 60,000 associates who serve customers in grocery stores, liquor
stores and in-store pharmacies throughout the seven southeastern states
of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and
South Carolina. BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys and Winn-Dixie are
well-known and well-respected regional brands with deep heritages,
strong neighborhood ties, proud histories of giving back, talented and
loyal associates, and strong commitments to providing the best possible
quality and value to customers. For more information, visit,,


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