ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. – June 1, 2021 – Pace Center for Girls (Pace), a nationally-recognized program that provides girls and young women an opportunity for a better future through education, counseling, training and advocacy, has been selected as a beneficiary of Winn-Dixie’s Community Bag Program for the month of June.
Pace Center for Girls, Pinellas was selected by the store leadership at the Winn-Dixie located at 11100 4th Street North St. Petersburg, FL. Pace Center for Girls, Pinellas will receive a $1.00 donation every time the $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at this location during the month of June.
“We’re honored to receive this support from the community through Winn-Dixie’s program,” said Chantell Miles, Executive Director of Pace Pinellas. “By purchasing Winn-Dixie’s reusable community bags customers are able to go green by eliminating single-use plastic and give back to a local nonprofit like Pace.”
The Winn-Dixie Community Bag Program, which launched in February 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities where shoppers live and work. Pace Pinellas has served more than 1,500 girls across Pinellas county since opening its doors in 1997.
The Giving Tag is attached to all reusable Community Bags and allows supporters to donate all year long by following the instructions on the tag to direct the $1.00 donation to Pace Center for Girls, Pinellas.
For more information about Pace Center for Girls, please visit pacecenter.org. For more information on the Community Bag Program, please visit seg.bags4mycause.com.
About Pace Center for Girls
Founded in 1985 in Jacksonville, Florida, Pace Center for Girls serves more than 3,000 vulnerable girls annually in Florida and Georgia. Pace has received national recognition for its research-based and gender responsive model of program delivery, including academic support, counseling, and life-skills training. Learn more at PaceCenter.org.