Nebraska | November 20, 2020

Hometown Strong: JBS continues to hand out big checks — in more ways than one

Grand Island (Neb.) Independent - The main room at the Literacy Council of Grand Island soon will be named the JBS Hometown Strong Center for Learning. Karla McGeorge of the Literacy Council made that announcement Thursday just after JBS representatives presented her organization with a check for $150,000.

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Nebraska | November 19, 2020

JBS GIFTS $150,000 to Grand Island Literacy Council

KSNB News - GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - As part of their Hometown Strong Initiative, JBS USA awarded a $150,000 check to the Literacy Council of Grand Island on Thursday. “We’re looking at projects that are long-term sustainable projects that will be here, be visible, and be providing help for people many years down the road,” JBS Grand Island General Manager Zack Ireland said.

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Nebraska | November 6, 2020

JBS donates $400,000 to Grand Island Public Schools early childhood education project

Grand Island (Neb.) Independent - The O’Connor Learning Center is one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to a local donation. At a news conference Thursday morning, JBS presented a $400,000 check to Grand Island Public Schools for the O’Connor Learning Center, which will be located in the former Shopko building, 2208 N. Webb Road.

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Nebraska | November 5, 2020

“Dream Space” – GIPS turning old Shopko into preschool without raising taxes

NTV News - GRAND ISLAND, Neb — The building blocks for success are found in preschool and soon Grand Island kids will have a "dream space" to grow and learn. The O'Connor Learning Center is taking a step forward with a $400,000 gift from JBS.

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Nebraska | November 5, 2020

Hometown Strong: JBS donations to Grand Island top $2 million

NTV News - GRAND ISLAND, Neb — An effort called "Hometown Strong" has seen JBS contribute more than $2 million to the Grand Island community with more donations planned. Today the company presented a check for $400,000 to Grand Island Public Schools to add a gym to the O'Connor Learning Center preschool facility.

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Nebraska | November 5, 2020

JBS donates $400,000 to future GIPS early childhood learning center

KSNB Local 4 News - GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - Grand Island Public Schools' Early Childhood Education (ECE) program will be able to support an additional 60 preschool students and impact hundreds more, thanks to a generous gift provided by JBS. The $400,000 check was presented to GIPS Thursday morning and will go toward the O’Connor Learning Center project at 2208 N. Webb Road.

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Nebraska | October 4, 2020

Grand Island Public Schools/CHI partnership will benefit the students

Grand Island (Neb.) Independent - With the involvement of Grand Island Public Schools, CHI Health St. Francis and donations from businesses and individuals in our community, Grand Island Senior High students soon will receive valuable training and exposure to a variety of health care careers, on the eighth floor of the hospital tower.

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Nebraska | September 30, 2020

JBS donates $500,000 to GIPS Medical Sciences Academy

KSNB Local 4 News - GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - Grand Island Public Schools announced last Thursday they needed more than $5 Million to transform the eighth floor of CHI Health St. Francis Hospital into an advanced medical academy, and on Wednesday, JBS Swift pledged $500,000 to help their vision come to life.

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Nebraska | June 25, 2020

JBS To Invest $4 Million In Nebraska To Support Local Communities As Part Of New Hometown Pride Initiative

The Wolf 97.3 FM - JBS USA will partner with local officials and community leaders in Grand Island and Omaha to identify investment projects that strengthen the hometowns where the company’s team members live and work.

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