Protein donations to help feed the communities affected by the recent storms
PERRYTON, Texas – June 19, 2023 – Tyson Foods donated more than 27,000 pounds of protein – the equivalent of approximately 100,000 servings to support those in need and the communities recently devastated by the tornado in Perryton, Texas.
“We are deeply saddened for the community in northern Texas that was affected by the recent tornado, and we want to extend a helping hand to support those in need,” said Tim Grailer, senior director, business operations for Tyson Foods. “We are working diligently with local officials to meet the needs of the families, relief workers and communities as they recover during this difficult time.”
Tyson Foods distributed pre-packaged sandwiches and other fully cooked items at Perryton High School on Saturday, June 17 with the help of many volunteers. The volunteers involved include team members from Tyson Foods facilities in Amarillo, Texas and Finney County, Kansas.
About Tyson Foods, Inc.
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) is one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein. Founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson and grown under four generations of family leadership, the Company has a broad portfolio of products and brands like Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®, Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells®, ibp® and State Fair®. Headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas, the Company had approximately 142,000 team members on October 1, 2022. Through its Core Values, Tyson Foods strives to operate with integrity, create value for its shareholders, customers, communities and team members and serve as a steward of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it. Visit www.tysonfoods.com.
*Tyson estimates, one pound of protein is equal to four servings of protein.