Over the years, Publix has contributed more than $30 million to over 4,500 schools in five states. And giving is easy. Simply sign up, select your school, then enter your phone number at checkout to support the school of your choice. No cards. No scans. Just ten easy-to-remember numbers. In order for schools to earn money, customers must register for a Publix.com account, sign up for the Program and then select the school that they want to support. Each time the customer shops at an eligible store, they can help ean money for their chosen school by entering their phone number in the PIN Pad during check-out. all purhcases are eligible with the exception of: gift cards, alcohol, lottery items, money services, postage stamps and prescriptions.