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Publix Super Markets Charities Grants $10,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters
Publix Super Market Charities generously presented Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach & Martin Counties (BBBS) with a check for $10,000 to support their community-based mentoring programs.
Publix Super Market Charities has been a strong supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties for many years. Publix partnered with BBBS on the Publix School Tools for Cool Kids program, providing much needed school supplies to children in the community. Publix also participated in BBBS golf tournaments and The Taste of Martin County. In addition to their corporate level of support, Thom Padrick, Cove Road Publix store manager is also a valuable member of the BBBS Board of Trustees.
One of Publix Super Market Charities’ major goals is to improve the lives of the people in our communities, and their investment in BBBS will most assuredly achieve that goal. The nonprofit organization’
“Big Brothers Big Sisters is fortunate to have the support of Publix Super Market Charities,” said BBBS President and CEO, William Bee. “It is the continued generous support of businesses like Publix that serves to provide our organization with the opportunity to create better lives for the children in our community.”
Photo Caption: Left to right: Thom Padrick of Publix, John Yudin, BBBS Board Chairmen, Guy Yudin & Foster, LLP., Mike Pogue, BBBS Finance Director, and Stacey Brownlow, BBBS Martin County Executive Director.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties
BBBS provides children facing adversity aged 6-17 with volunteer mentors who serve as positive role models. Since 1986 the organization has provided mentors to children in Martin County and since July 2010 in Palm Beach County. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) recognized the Martin County organization in 2007 as one of the 35 best performing agencies nationwide. BBBSA recognized CEO William P. Bee Jr. as “CEO of the Year- Small Agency Category” in 2007. South Florida Business Leader Magazine ranked BBBS in 2009, 2010 and again in 2011 as one of the top 100 South Florida small businesses. Visit www.mentorbig.org to learn more.