Texas | August 13, 2021

Cactus Officials Break Ground for Aquatic Park, Fire Station Expansion

Moore County (Texas) News Press - "Cactus is growing," said Cactus City Manager Aldo Gallegos Tuesday. He was speaking to a group of City of Cactus employees, JBS and Moore County officials, Cactus residents, and others who had gathered in a vacant lot between the recreation center and Catholic Church in Cactus to break ground on a new aquatic center that will replace the antiquated and worn-out swimming pool that now longer met the needs of a population in Cactus that has grown by more than 30 percent in the last decade.

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Texas | April 8, 2021

Pilgrim’s Giving $30,000 to Kurth Primary, Lufkin ISD for Picnic Tables

Lufkin (Texas) Daily News - Pilgrim’s on Wednesday announced it will provide $30,000 to Kurth Primary and the Lufkin school district to purchase 25 picnic tables for outdoor eating areas to improve social distancing capabilities while students are at school.

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Texas | April 8, 2021

Lufkin ISD Getting New Picnic Tables Thanks to Donation from Pilgrim’s

KETK News - Students at Lufkin Independent School District will soon have some new picnic tables to eat or learn at thanks to a local branch of Pilgrim’s Pride. According to the district, Covid-19 has presented challenges to the school this year, making it difficult for children to continue learning but still be safe.

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Texas | April 7, 2021

Pilgrim’s Partners with L.I.S.D. to Fund Kurth Primary Project

kicks105.com - Pilgrim's has announced that in partnership with Kurth Primary School and the Lufkin Independent School District, they will provide $30,000 to purchase 25 picnic tables for outdoor eating areas to improve social distancing capabilities while at school, especially during lunch.

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Texas | February 22, 2021

JBS donates $10,000 to Care Net for school supplies

Moore County (Texas) News-Press - Cassie Hataway and Paul Leiva of JBS Cactus were at the Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center of Dumas temporary offices in the Calvary Baptist Church Friday, February 5, to present a check for $10,000 to Care Net Executive Director Monica Sullivan. The money will go to support Care Net's annual school supply charity event for families with school-age children who are facing financial difficulties and need assistance purchasing the many things their children need for school.

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Texas | January 22, 2021

Turner Cuts Ribbon to Formally Open New Hospital Wing

Moore County (Texas) News Press - “We are so thrilled to have this open,” said Moore County Hospital District (MCHD) CEO Jeff Turner Monday, shortly before cutting a ribbon to mark the formal opening of the new patient care wing of Memorial Hospital. (Subscription required to read full story)

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Texas | January 21, 2021

Message of Gratitude from Mt. Pleasant Mayor Tracy Craig to Pilgrim’s Pride

EastTexasRadio.com - On behalf of the City of Mount Pleasant, I want to once again express our gratitude for the incredible investment Pilgrim’s and JBS USA is making in our community through the Hometown Strong Initiative and pledge of $1.5 million to build a new community center in Oak Lawn Park.

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Texas | January 21, 2021

Mayor Craig expresses gratitude for Pilgrim’s investment in community

Mt. Pleasant (Texas) Extra - “On behalf of the City of Mount Pleasant, I want to once again express our gratitude for the incredible investment Pilgrim’s and JBS USA are making in our community through the Hometown Strong Initiative and pledge of $1.5 million to build a new community center in Oak Lawn Park,” said Mayor Tracy Craig, Sr.

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Texas | December 21, 2020

De Queen park to get splash pad as part of Pilgrim’s Pride program | Company investing $715K in city

Texarkana (Ark.) Gazette - DE QUEEN, Ark — Pilgrim's Pride is investing in De Queen, Arkansas, by contributing $480,000 for a splash pad at Herman Dierks Memorial Park. The money is part of the company's Hometown Strong Program where Pilgrim's works with community leaders to determine where funds could best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs.

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Texas | October 8, 2020

Pilgrim’s to invest $1.5 million in Mt. Pleasant to support local community as part of new Hometown Strong initiative

Mt. Pleasant (Texas) Daily Tribune - Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim's today announced plans to invest $1.5 million in Mt. Pleasant, Texas, to support the community's future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. (Subscription required to read full story)

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Texas | September 26, 2020

Pilgrim’s to invest $1.5 million in Mt. Pleasant to support local community as part of new Hometown Strong initiative

Mount Pleasant (Texas) Tribune - Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today announced plans to invest $1.5 million in Mt. Pleasant, Texas, to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. (Subscription required to read full story)

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Texas | September 25, 2020

Rhoades: JBS USA is more than just a business in our backyard

Amarillo (Texas) Globe-News - Recently, local beef company JBS USA announced a commitment of $3.3 million to Moore County – a place I call home and have been proud to serve as County Judge since 2007. I’m also proud to say that the JBS USA Cactus beef production facility has called Moore County home since the 1970s.

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Texas | September 25, 2020

Pilgrim’s to invest $1.5m in Mount Pleasant to support local community initiative

eExtra News - Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today announced plans to invest $1.5 million in Mt. Pleasant, Texas, to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Texas | September 23, 2020

Pilgrim’s to Invest $1.5M in Mount Pleasant to support local community initiative

Texarkana Gazette - MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas — Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim's on Wednesday announced plans to invest $1.5 million in Mount Pleasant, Texas, to support the community's future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Texas | September 14, 2020

JBS to invest $3.3 million in Moore County

Moore County (Texas) News Press - JBS USA officials announced on Wednesday that they would be providing $3.3 million dollars to Moore County, site of the JBS Cactus beef packing plant, for investments in projects designed to "respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and invest in the region's future," according to a press release from the company.

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Texas | September 3, 2020

JBS invests 3.3 million dollars into communities of Moore county to help with COVID-19

KFDA News - DUMAS, Texas - One of the hardest hit counties in our area is bouncing back physically and financially from COVID-19. JBS Cactus is launching a Hometown Strong initiative and will be investing $3.3 million into Moore County communities.

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Texas | August 15, 2020

JBS USA and Pilgrim’s to Invest $6.5 Million in Texas to Support Local Communities as Part of New Hometown Strong Initiative

East Texas Radio - Building on ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, JBS USA and Pilgrim’s, American-based food companies, announced plans to invest $6.5 million in Texas to help local communities respond to coronavirus and invest in the future.

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Texas | August 14, 2020

Pilgrim’s Pride investing in several East Texas cities for COVID-19 response

KTRE TV - TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Pilgrim’s Pride and JBS USA, its parent company, announced on Thursday that they will be investing $6.5 million in Texas to help communities with JBS or Pilgrim’s plants - Cactus, Lufkin, Mt. Pleasant, Nacogdoches, and Waco - respond to coronavirus and invest in the future.

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Texas | August 13, 2020

$6.5 million pledged to Texas by Pilgrim’s, JBS

The Daily Sentinel - TYLER, Texas - Pilgrim’s Pride and JBS USA, its parent company, announced on Thursday that they will be investing $6.5 million in Texas to help communities with JBS or Pilgrim’s plants - Cactus, Lufkin, Mt. Pleasant, Nacogdoches, and Waco - respond to coronavirus and invest in the future.

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