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Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Releases 2017 Philanthropy and Volunteering Update

- Report Highlights Giving and Employee Volunteerism Across the Company’s North American Footprint -

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 9:00 am EST

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MIAMI & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (“Southern Glazer’s”)—the largest North American wine and spirits distribution company—today announced that it has published a Philanthropy and Volunteering Update that highlights corporate and employee giving, as well as volunteer outreach activity for 2017. Just in time for #GivingTuesday and the holiday season, Southern Glazer’s is sharing this year-in-review Update to recognize its employees and partners for their contributions to the communities where they work and live.

Every year, Southern Glazer’s and its employees commit time, resources, and funds to countless charities in all the markets where the Company operates. The Update outlines Southern Glazer’s approach to giving, which focuses on promoting the safe and responsible use of beverage alcohol, supporting education, enhancing diversity and inclusion, and empowering local market giving. In particular, it highlights stories of employee giving and volunteerism from across North America, demonstrating the breadth of outreach the Company’s employees engage in, in their own home towns.

“This report is for our employees, to honor and thank them for the incredible work they do to give back to their communities,” commented Wayne Chaplin, CEO of Southern Glazer’s. “It is because of their selflessness and generosity that we can collectively make a huge difference with such a diverse group of organizations and people every year.”

“Our suppliers and other business partners also play a significant role in supporting the Company’s various giving activities at both the corporate and local levels,” added Shelly Stein, President of Southern Glazer’s. “We are grateful for their efforts to amplify our programs and help us have an even greater impact in the community.”

About Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is North America’s largest wine and spirits distributor, and the preeminent data insights company for alcoholic beverages. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, Canada, and the Caribbean, and employs more than 20,000 team members. Southern Glazer’s urges all retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve, and enjoy its products responsibly. For more information visit Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sgwinespirits and on Facebook at

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