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Florida Blue Foundation invests $14.5MM to improve food security and health outcomes

- General News
Florida Blue Foundation, the philanthropic affiliate for the state's Blue Cross Blue Shield plan, announced it is awarding $3.3 million in grants to nine community-based programs across the state to improve access to healthy food in food deserts and other rural communities where Floridians have limited access to affordable, healthy food options.

Publix reaches 50MM pounds of produce donated in pandemic farmer assistance

- Retail
Launched in response to farmers being forced to discard produce they could no longer sell due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Publix began purchasing produce directly from impacted farmers and donating it to food banks throughout the company’s operating area.