Sanford (N.C.) Herald - A year after the Sanford Farmers’ Market relocated downtown, plans to find it a permanent home are finally coming to fruition thanks to a $505,000 grant from chicken processing company Pilgrim’s.
Pilgrim’s Donates $505,000 to Sanford Agricultural Marketplace Project
Morning Ag Clips - Sanford, NC – Pilgrim’s, one of the world’s largest poultry producers, has announced a $505,000 gift to invest in the Sanford Agricultural Marketplace project in Lee County, North Carolina as part of their Hometown Strong Initiative.
Marshville (N.C.) Enquirer Journal - Marshville – The town of Marshville celebrated the opening of a fitness park on Friday morning, March 5, with Pilgrim’s Pride. The fitness park is located within the Marshville Municipal Park (820 Park Drive). (Subscription required to read full story)
Pilgrim’s to invest in local school and fitness center
WattPoultry.com - In August, Pilgrim’s announced a $380,000 investment in Marshville, N.C., to support the community’s future through the company’s Hometown Strongprogram. Pilgrim’s worked with local leaders to determine where the funds could best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs.
Monroe (N.C.) Enquirer Journal - Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation announced on Tuesday (Dec. 8) it is contributing $50,000 to the Town of Marshville to build an outdoor fitness area that will be free for the community. The outdoor fitness center will be linked to the Carolina Thread Trail and is expected to be complete in March 2021. (Subscription required to read full story)
Hickory (N.C.) Record - LENOIR, N.C. — Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, JBS USA announced plans to invest $200,000 to help Lenoir respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and invest in the community’s future.
Lenior (N.C.) News-Topic - A global food company with a processing plant in Caldwell County plans to spend $200,000 to help the Lenoir area respond to needs related to the coronavirus pandemic. (Subscription required to read full story)