Community Partnership

Community Partnership

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

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:

  • 4H
  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand
  • Alico Annual Blood Drive - OneBlood
  • Alico Community Service Day at Midwest Food Pantry
  • Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo Sponsor
  • Arcadia Moose Lodge 1327 Golf tournament for Veterans Sponsor
  • Arcadia Rotary Club April Fool's 5K Run Sponsor
  • Boys & Girls Club of Arcadia Donor
  • Cape Coral Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 33
  • Champion for Children Foundation of Highlands County
  • Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity Redfish Tournament Sponsor
  • Charlotte County Meals on Wheels Donor
  • Christy's Cause - Run for the Cause 5k Sponsor
  • DeSoto County Habitat for Humanity Hootenanny Sponsor
  • DeSoto County High School Project Graduation Sponsor
  • DeSoto County Historical Society's Pioneer Day Sponsor
  • DeSoto Middle School Girls Volleyball Team Sponsor
  • Feed the Front
  • Glades Education Foundation Donor
  • Google Masters World Record Swim Donor
  • Harry Chapin Food Bank
  • Hendry County Fair Livestock Show Sponsor
  • Hendry County Golden Apple Dinner Sponsor
  • Hendry County School District
  • Labelle High School Project Graduation Sponsor
  • LaBelle Youth Livestock & the DeSoto County Fair Sponsor
  • Lake Placid Football Program
  • Lake Placid HS Girls Soccer Teams
  • Lake Placid Swim Team
  • Lake Wales High School Cheerleaders
  • Making Strides Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
  • Midwest Food Bank
  • Miss DeSoto Fastpitch Softball League Sponsor
  • MOAA - Lee Coast Military Officers & Their Families Golf Outing Sponsor
  • Southeastern Guide Dogs
  • Southwest Florida Walk to Defeat ALS Sponsor
  • SW Florida Heroes Foundation - Julian Keen Memorial Scholarship
  • SWFL Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • The Multicutural Centre of SWFL Sponsor
  • Tidewell Hospice Powder Puff Golf Classic Sponsor
  • Upthegrove Elementary School's Lion King Production Sponsor
  • Valerie's House Donor
  • Warner University Agricultural Studies

Disaster Relief

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.

Land Donations

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
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