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:

  • Arcadia Rodeo
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Broadway Hearts
  • Cape Coral Police
  • Cajun Feast for Education
  • Christy’s Cause
  • Desoto Baseball Team
  • Desoto Chamber of Commerce
  • Desoto Historical Society
  • Desoto Watermelon Pageant
  • Florida Farm Bureau
  • Frostproof Boys Soccer
  • Gulf Citrus Growers Association
  • Hendry County Fair
  • Labelle High School
  • Labelle Livestock
  • Lake Placid Girls Soccer
  • Lake Wales Cheerleader Team
  • Leadership Desoto
  • Leader In Me Program
  • Lipman 5k
  • Matt Beatty Dinner
  • Midwest Food Bank
  • Miss Desoto Fast Pitch
  • Pancreatic Cancer Association
  • Moore Haven High School
  • Southeastern Guide Dogs
  • Southwest FL AG Festival
  • Winter Haven Softball Team

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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