one community at a time

About Hometown Strong

$100 Million Initiative Brings Strength, Stability to Communities Where We Live & Work

Our company values are the lens through which we view our role in the communities where we live and work. JBS USA and Pilgrim’s provide meaningful investments in projects that have a lasting impact in our communities for generations to come.

Check back regularly as more projects are announced.

Hometown Projects

From education and recreation to healthcare and social services, JBS USA and Pilgrim’s have invested in community projects that are already under way across the United States and Canada. Learn more about all that we and our community partners are working on thus far by visiting our Hometown Projects page.

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In addition to numerous community investment projects, JBS USA & Pilgrim’s donated more than 22.3 million (4-oz.) servings of food in 2023.

Hometown Projects
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Making an Impact

What People Are Saying

“We recognize our responsibility as a food company and a large employer, and we believe the Hometown Strong initiative reaffirms our long-standing and deeply rooted commitment to our team members and the rural towns and cities we call home across the country.”

– Wesley Batista Filho, JBS USA CEO