Champions for Kids Launches “Be a Hunger Hero” Campaign
Champions for Kids has joined forces with Tyson Foods to fight childhood hunger with the 4th annual “Be a Hunger Hero” campaign. Starting July 26, Sam’s Club shoppers can purchase Tyson® Nuggets, Tyson® Popcorn Chicken, Tyson® Crispy Strips, State Fair® Corn Dogs, Jimmy Dean® Hash Browns, Jimmy Dean® Pancake & Sausage on a stick (blueberry), Jimmy Dean® Maple Sausage Snack Size Sandwiches and help feed* a child in need.
Tyson Foods Donates 64,400 Pounds of Protein to Aid West Virginia Flood Recovery Efforts
Tyson Foods, Inc. donated 64,400 pounds of protein this month to food banks in West Virginia in response to the recent historic flooding in that state.
The Facing Hunger Food Bank in Huntington, West Virginia, and the Mountaineer Food Bank in Gassaway, West Virginia, both received a donation of chicken that will provide thousands of meals to residents in need.
Tyson Foods Gives $266,000 To Logan County Career Center
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) announced today a $266,000 grant to the Logan County Career Center in Paris, Arkansas, to help fund construction of the center’s new facility on the Paris High School campus and add new courses of study.
The gift marks more than $2.9 million in education and workforce development grants made in Arkansas since 2015, a significant milestone in the company’s ongoing efforts to invest in education in its home state.
Tyson Foods, LULAC Donate Truckload of Protein to Capital Area Food Bank
Tyson Foods, Inc. and the League of United Latin American Citizens partnered today to donate a truckload of protein to the Capital Area Food Bank. The donation was announced on the first day of the 2016 LULAC National Convention & Exposition.
The protein given to the Capital Area Food Bank, the largest organization in the Washington metro area working to solve hunger and its companion problems, will go directly to helping feed the more than 700,000 children, adults and seniors struggling to get the food they need.
Tyson Foods, Inc. Named to Food Logistics’ Top Green Provider List for 2016
Food Logistics, a publication exclusively dedicated to covering the global food supply chain, has named Tyson Foods, Inc. as a Top Green Provider for 2016.
Food Logistics’ annual Top Green Providers list recognizes companies whose products, services, or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry. The list offers logistics professionals a guide to the suppliers, manufacturers, and software and technology companies that have found new ways to promote sustainability.
Ball Park® Brand Gives Away Free Hot Dogs To Everyone Named Angus Or Frank
Calling everyone named Angus or Frank. Ball Park® brand (www.ballparkbrand.com), the maker of Angus Beef Franks, is celebrating the dog days of summer with a campaign that promises to be a real ‘name-changer’ in the world of hot dogs. For 100 hours beginning today, the brand is giving away free Ball Park Franks, made with 100% Angus Beef, to anyone named Angus or Frank …and to anyone willing to change their name to Angus or Frank for a day on Twitter.
12 Year-Old Food Pantry Founder Recognized As A National "Hero"
Tyson Foods and the City of Goldsboro today publically recognized 12-year-old resident, Mackenzie “Kenzie” Hinson for her extraordinary efforts fighting hunger in the community. Hinson, founder and operator of Goldsboro’s Make a Difference Food Pantry, is the second individual honored as a Tyson Foods Meals that Matter® Hero – part of the company’s pledge to invest $50 million in cash and in-kind donations by 2020 to fight hunger, with a special focus on local initiatives.
Tom Hayes Named President of Tyson Foods; Donnie Smith to Continue as CEO
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) today announced that its board of directors has promoted Tom Hayes to the position of president. Formerly chief commercial officer of Tyson Foods, Hayes will work directly with Donnie Smith, who will continue as the company’s chief executive officer.
Prior to his role as chief commercial officer, Hayes was president of food service at Tyson Foods. Previously, Hayes served as chief supply chain officer for The Hillshire Brands Company, responsible for operations including procurement, manufacturing, food safety and quality, engineering, and logistics. In his new role, Hayes will lead Tyson Foods’ transition reflecting the company’s strategic focus on its hybrid model of branded prepared foods and fresh meats. Hayes will be based in Springdale, Ark.
Tyson Foods Moves Up in Newsweek's 2016 Green Rankings
– Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) has moved up more than 50 spots in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings, reflecting the company’s environmental and transparency improvement efforts. The company ranked 328th out of 500 companies in the 2016 rankings, compared to 381st last year.
Since 2009, the Newsweek Green Rankings have been considered one of the leading corporate environmental rankings, assessing the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the United States and the 500 largest publicly-traded companies globally on overall environmental performance.
Tyson Foods Donates $100,000 and a Truckload of Protein to East Texas Food Bank
Tyson Foods, Inc. donated $100,000 and a truckload of chicken today to East Texas Food Bank to help alleviate hunger in east Texas.
The donation will help increase the food bank’s distribution capacity as part of its “More Space, More Meals” capital expansion project. Plans include the construction of a new volunteer center, a nutrition education center, as well as warehouse expansion and renovation.
The donated product will be distributed to the food-insecure population in the food bank’s 26-county service area. With its network of 200 nonprofit agencies, the food bank distributed approximately 18.2 million meals last year.