Southeastern Grocers’ 'Give a little Feed a lot' program fights hunger this holiday season

Southeastern Grocers is celebrating the season of giving in a big way.

The Jacksonville, Fla.-based retailer, along with its SEG Gives Foundation, is fighting hunger and providing meals to people in need with a holiday hunger relief program.

Customers at any of the company’s banners can participate by purchasing a $5 prepared bag of nonperishable food items or by rounding up their grocery totals at the register through Dec. 24.

“This holiday season, we are both grateful for our many blessings and reflective of our responsibility to care for our neighbors and friends in need,” Elizabeth Thompson, executive vice president and chief people officer of Southeastern Grocers, said. “Southeastern Grocers is honored to continue our long-term partnership with Feeding America to lift community spirits this holiday season and continue the fight against hunger.”

Each donation and holiday bag purchased will be distributed directly to member food banks in the Feeding America network, the company said.

“Southeastern Grocers’ dedication to the fight against hunger continues to make a difference in communities across the Southeast,” Jenn Kovacs, interim chief development officer at Feeding America, said. “As the holidays approach, we are reminded of the need to help our neighbors who are struggling, which is why we are so grateful for Southeastern Grocers’ holiday hunger program.”