MIGHTY SPARK AND PUBLIX PARTNER TO DONATE 419,657 MEALS* TO PEOPLE IN NEED
(Minneapolis, Oct. 5, 2020) Mighty Spark and Publix have teamed up this year to be forces for good and help the 1 in 7 people throughout the Southeast that may not know where they will find their next meal.
Mighty Spark – the rapidly growing company that donates a meal with each purchase of their all-natural, flavorful poultry – has expanded their assortment at Publix this year, resulting in 419,657 nutritious meals donated.
“Our company is on a mission to spark small but mighty ways to give back, and we’re grateful for our partnership with Publix and their shoppers throughout the Southeast who’ve shown their support by choosing a brand that aims to use its business for good,” said Kristy Welker, Marketing Director, Mighty Spark. “Millions of people are in need of food, so we’re happy to do our part – along with amazing food bank partners – to support those in need through the 419,657 meal donations.”
Mighty Spark & Publix Local Giving
To help thousands of families who are food insecure, Mighty Spark and Publix partnered for to give back locally. For each Mighty Spark product purchased at Publix from April 16 through Sept. 9, Mighty Spark is donating a meal* to a local Feeding America member food bank. Thanks to the support from Publix shoppers, 419,657 Mighty Spark items were purchased during the timeframe, resulting in 419,657 meals donated. The food banks that will receive the donations include:
- Feeding Tampa Bay
- Second Harvest Metrolina
- Feeding Northeast Florida
- Atlanta Community Food Bank
- Feeding South Florida
“As a food retailer we’re dedicated to helping the hungry in the communities we serve. Publix is grateful to collaborate with Mighty Spark and our customers to support local food banks and families,” said Maria Brous, Director of Communications for Publix Super Markets Inc.
“Our neighbors across the country need our support now more than ever. Feeding America is grateful for our partnership with Mighty Spark and their commitment to help end hunger,” said Lauren Biedron, Vice President of Corporate Partnerships at Feeding America.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 40 million people across every community in the U.S. are turning to their local food banks for nutritious food. To learn how you can take action to support hunger in your community visit FeedingAmerica.com.
*$1 helps provide at least 10 meals secured by Feeding America® on behalf of local member food banks.
About Mighty Spark
Minneapolis-based Mighty Spark empowers shoppers to give back by donating a meal to those in need through each purchase of its all-natural, premium poultry. Together, with its consumers, Mighty Spark is making an impact on hunger in communities around the world with meal donations exceeding more than 7 million meals, with millions to come.
Available at select grocery stores nationwide, Mighty Spark uses premium cuts for its all-natural poultry to deliver unparalleled taste and quality. From Queso Fresco and Jalapeño Turkey Patties, to Bruschetta Ground Chicken to Honey and Jalapeño Low-Calorie Chicken Snack Sticks, Mighty Spark's lean poultry not only delivers remarkable flavor, it's also a small but powerful act that makes an impact on hunger each day. Join the movement by visiting Mightysparkfood.com.