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Tyson Foods was in the news this past week in connection with this story:

"Tyson Foods presented Stephens-Bell with a customized food delivery bus with newly installed features that will help the local restaurant owner take her spirit of feeding the hungry to more communities in the Austin area."

"Tyson Foods also announced today that it will continue to support Stephens-Bell’s efforts with twice-a-week donations of protein to her operation. A large product donation was made in Stephens-Bell’s honor from Tyson Foods to the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas to benefit members of the community."

1. KXAN: Tyson Foods helps Queen Lola feed the hungry

“Tyson Foods is stepping in to help an Austin restaurant owner feed families and the homeless in need. On Friday, Lola Stephens-Bell, owner of Nubian Queen Lola’s Cajun Soul Food, received a renovated bus to help her feed the hungry.”

2. Statesman: East Austin icon recognized in fight against hunger

“…Stephens-Bell was given a new bus [by Tyson Foods] to make her deliveries and a yearly supply of chicken products that will be delivered to her restaurant twice a week so she can continue feeding the hungry.”

3. The Austin Chronicle: Meals That Matter - Nubian Queen Lola rewarded for years of service

"Tyson Food, the Capital Area Food Bank, and representatives from both the Lege and City Hall gathered to proclaim Jan. 15 Miss Lola Meals That Matter Day. That ceremonial gesture was capped off by Tyson’s pledge to donate chicken to the restaurant twice weekly."

"In addition to Tyson’s chicken pledge, the company also donated a truckload of food -- which, according to Tyson staff, clocks in at 35,000 lbs -- to the Capital Area Food Bank. That should be enough to serve 140,000 meals, and help at least a fraction of the nearly 1 in 6 Central Texans at risk of hunger every day."

“I want to thank Tyson for making this day possible,” said District 1 Council Member Ora Houston. “In times like this, it’s hard for such a generous donation to occur, so I want to give thanks to them for their thoughtfulness and generosity.”