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We keep our doors open by selling food to people who can afford it. One of the main ways we give back is by working to get food to those who can’t afford it. Since 2000, we’ve been formally involved in hunger relief, donating more than 90 million pounds of food to hunger and disaster relief, working with major hunger relief organizations, and helping create awareness of hunger through our KNOW Hunger program. To learn more about what we do in this area, you can visit our Hunger Relief website.

 

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Press Releases

07/26/2016

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.

 

 

07/25/2016

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. 

 

07/12/2016

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.

 

06/18/2016

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. 

 

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