The Tyson Family and Tyson Foods Give $15 Million to Arkansas Children’s Northwest
The Tyson Family and Tyson Foods, Inc. are making another significant investment in the Northwest Arkansas region. John H. Tyson, Chairman of the Board, Tyson Foods; Barbara Tyson; and Donnie Smith, CEO of Tyson Foods, announced a gift of $15 million for the construction of Arkansas Children’s Northwest.
Tyson Foods Fills Newly Created Ecommerce Position
Tyson Foods, Inc. has filled the newly-created role of vice president, ecommerce, company officials reported today.
Tim Madigan has been selected to lead the development and execution of the company’s strategy and the direct relationships with all pure-play, online retailers.
Todd Nogelmeier Named Vice President of Foodservice Sales for Tyson Fresh Meats
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. has announced that Todd Nogelmeier has been promoted to vice president, foodservice sales. Nogelmeier will lead and direct the sales activities for Tyson Fresh Meats National Accounts Foodservice Sales Team, including sales of beef and pork to both broadline and chain accounts.
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.