Food Retailers Raise Millions for Haiti Relief Effort

Publix Super Markets here last week said that in the first seven days of its campaign to raise funds for the victims of the massive earthquake in Haiti, customers and employees had donated more than $2.9 million to the relief effort. The chain was among the first to respond with a fund-raising effort, setting up donation receptacles at the checkouts of its 1,000-plus stores. Funds were

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets here last week said that in the first seven days of its campaign to raise funds for the victims of the massive earthquake in Haiti, customers and employees had donated more than $2.9 million to the relief effort.

The chain was among the first to respond with a fund-raising effort, setting up donation receptacles at the checkouts of its 1,000-plus stores. Funds were channeled through the American Red Cross Haiti Relief and Development Fund.<

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