Project Sunshine Celebrates 10 Years of Growing Organically For Uncle Matt's Organic

Uncle Matt’s Organic, the oldest organic orange juice brand in the U.S., is celebrating its 10th anniversary year of organic excellence by formally announcing Project Sunshine, the company’s philanthropic program at the community level. As a family business, Uncle Matt’s Organic is committed to supporting local projects to make the community stronger and to educate citizens about organics and green initiatives. According to Matt McLean, CEO, “As part of our mission, we have always been involved in our local area, making it a better place to live and work, promoting a healthy lifestyle and protecting the environment. To forward these goals and as part of our anniversary celebration this year, we have expanded our philanthropic endeavors by creating Project Sunshine – one way our small family can make a big difference.”

Project Sunshine includes the following community organizations and projects:
Second Harvest Food Bank
Relay for Life: American Cancer Society
Special Olympics and the Lakes and Hills School
Green Isle Boys Ranch
Sunrise ARC Impact 100, for disabled children and adults
Cooper Memorial Library: donation of books on organics and green initiatives
Greater Clermont Cancer Tennis Tournament
Magic Senior Basketball Team (National Champions in the 80+ yrs. Division)
Clermont Middle School FFA agricultural projects
Lake County Teacher Appreciation Breakfast
Organic Grove Tours for Home Schools and other groups
Chamber of Commerce Breakfast
Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament
South Lake Memorial Hospital Golf Tournament
Lake County 4H Citrus Tree Project

Uncle Matt’s Organic offers premium quality organic juices and quality organic citrus produce. The company’s products have no synthetic additives or preservatives. To further assure high quality standards, the juice is certified Kosher and Pareve by Orthodox Union. Produce and finished products are produced under the strict regulation and guidelines of Quality Certification Services, the largest and most respected organic certifier in Florida. Products are available in health food stores and supermarkets around the country. The company is an active member of OTA and supports the Organic Farming Research Foundation. For more information, see

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