September 12, 2014
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Left to right: Wounded Warrior Project Strategic Partnerships Specialist Jessica Pettry, Wounded Warrior Project Partnerships Director Brea Kratzer and Wounded Warrior Project Executive Vice President of Strategic Gifts Len Stachitas accept a donation from Winn-Dixie Store #190 Director Kendrick Hobbes and Winn-Dixie Floral Category Manager Debra Deems to support and empower wounded service members.​

For the Wounded Warrior project and the injured soldiers they support, the greatest casualty is being forgotten.

That’s why Winn-Dixie, its floral partners and customers were thrilled to donate $36,910 to the Wounded Warrior Project to fund programs and services to empower those we serve.

The check was presented to the Wounded Warrior team by Store No. 190 Director Kendrick Hobbs and Floral Category Manager Debra Deems at the beginning of the Wounded Warrior 8K and 1K Fun Run, held Sept. 6 at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida.

The donation was made possible through the generous donations of Winn-Dixie customers and the grocer’s floral suppliers, including Falcon Farms, Superior Florals, Sunshine Bouquet and Nature’s Flowers, through a recent in-store Memorial Day rose promotion. A portion of proceeds benefited the Wounded Warrior Project.

“Jacksonville is a proud military city and it is important for us to support organizations like the Wounded Warrior Project,” said Hobbs. “We were thrilled to show our appreciation for such a worthwhile organization and the good work they do each day for our military community.”

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