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Palmetto Goodwill announces new CEO

Brian Itzkowitz will be the next chief executive officer of Palmetto Goodwill and its affiliate, Palmetto Goodwill Services starting Oct. 25. He will take the reins from interim CEO Lorna Utley, who has led the organization since April and guided the longstanding nonprofit during their executive transition. 

The hiring of Itzkowitz signals a new era for Palmetto Goodwill, where focus will be on expanding community partnerships, growing resources and mission services, and continuing financial sustainability.

Publix gives $135,000 to Lowcountry Food Bank

Lowcountry Food Bank announced Monday that Publix Super Markets Charities has donated $135,000 to Lowcountry Food Bank to purchase fresh produce for the food insecure neighbors the organization serves. The funds will also be used to purchase a new box truck for the Lowcountry Food Bank to replace an aging vehicle that must be retired.

During Hunger Action Month in September, Publix Super Markets Charities will donate $5.5 million to 300 Feeding America member food banks and other nonprofit organizations as part of their ongoing support to alleviate hunger and help local communities within Publix’s operating area.

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