Alico believes that it is critical for a company to give back to the communities in which it operates and it is proud to be an active community partner in Southwest Florida. Alico is deeply ingrained in several Southwest Florida communities, where it has been a major employer and community partner for decades.
Community service is one of the ways Alico and its employees are able to give back to the community. Alico and its employees are passionate about community service and in serving others. Alico and its employees have participated in or donated to the following events/organizations:
- Alico Annual Blood Drive - OneBlood
- Alico Community Service Day at Midwest Food Pantry
- Alex’s Lemonade Stand
- Making Strides Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
- Arcadia-DeSoto County Habitat for Humanity
- Fraternal Order of Police Backpack Program
Hurricane Irma, in September of 2017, had a significant impact on Southwest Florida and Alico believed it was important to play a role in helping the area recover. Following the hurricane, Alico donated over $50,000 to local community organizations to assist with hurricane relief efforts.
Alico’s impact on the community is wide-reaching, from its philanthropic endeavors to the roads, buildings, and communities that bear its name. Numerous local small businesses also reflect the Alico name.
In 1992, Alico donated 760 acres of land for the construction of Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). FGCU’s campus arena opened in 2002 and is called Alico Arena. The FGCU Eagles men’s and women’s basketball teams and volleyball team compete there.
Roads and Communities Named after Alico, Inc.:
- Alico Road
- Alico Mission Way
- Alico Center
- Alico Commons
- Alico Lakes Village
- Alico Crossing Center
- Alico Commercial Park
- Alico Estates
- Alico Enterprise Center
- Alico Industrial Park
- Alico Interchange Park Condominium