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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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Arizona | September 23, 2020

JBS USA to invest $1.3 million for Tolleson community projects

Independent News Media - Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, JBS USA today announced plans to invest $1.3 million to help Tolleson respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and invest in the community’s future.

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Georgia | September 22, 2020

Pilgrim’s to invest $1.5M around Atlanta region supporting local communities

Poultry Times - GREELEY, Colo. — Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s has announced plans to invest almost $1.5 million around the Atlanta, Ga., region as part of its "Hometown Strong" initiative to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. The communities around Atlanta where these funds will be focused include Canton, Carrollton and Gainesville.

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Georgia | September 15, 2020

Pilgrim’s Pride is contributing $795,000 for grant projects in Gainesville. Here’s how you can suggest a project

Gainesville (Ga.) Times - A Pilgrim’s Pride program will provide the Gainesville community with $795,000 to address food insecurity, community infrastructure and well-being, and COVID-19 relief, according to a news release from the poultry company.

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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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Georgia | September 10, 2020

Pilgrim’s Investing $1.5M In Atlanta Region In Hometown Strong Initiative

The Shelby Report - Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s has plans to invest almost $1.5 million around the Atlanta region as part of its Hometown Strong Initiative to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. The communities around Atlanta where these funds will be focused include Canton, Carrollton and Gainesville.

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Georgia | September 10, 2020

Pilgrim’s to donate $1.5 million to three metro Atlanta communities

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Food company Pilgrim’s, which employs more than 7,000 Georgians in the poultry industry, is donating $1.5 million spread across three metro Atlanta communities to help with needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and to make other improvements.

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Missouri | September 4, 2020

Agri groups, pork producers donate 44,410 pounds of ground pork for Missouri families

eFeedLink - The Drive to Feed Kids Pork Partnership, a collaboration between Missouri FarmersCare and Missouri Pork Association, has delivered 44,410 pounds of ground pork to Feeding Missouri, the association of Missouri’s six regional food banks.

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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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Georgia | August 26, 2020

Pilgrim’s to Invest $475,000 in Douglas to Support Local Community as Part of New Hometown Strong Initiative

Savannah Business Journal - Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s announced plans to invest $475,000 in Douglas, Ga., to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Alabama | August 24, 2020

Pilgrim’s initiative to pump $1.6 Million Into Alabama Communities

AL.com - Pilgrim’s says it is pumping $1.6 million into three Alabama communities to help deal with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The food company, which has chicken production facilities in Alabama, has overall pledged $20 million nationwide as part of its “Hometown Strong” initiative.

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Georgia | August 20, 2020

Pilgrim’s invests $3.5 million in Georgia to support local communities

WattAgNet - Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s, an American-based food company, announced plans to invest $3.5 million in Georgia to help local communities respond to coronavirus and invest in the future.

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Georgia | August 20, 2020

Pilgrim’s to invest $3.5 million in Georgia communities

Georgia Farm Bureau - On Aug. 12, Pilgrim’s announced plans to invest $3.5 million in Georgia to help local communities respond to coronavirus and invest in the future. The investment is part of a new, national $20 million initiative called Hometown Strong that adds to commitments Pilgrim’s has made this year to protect employees and ensure their job security amid the global pandemic.

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Mississippi | August 20, 2020

Company donates $400,000 to city for COVID relief

Daily Corinthian (Miss.) - Through its Hometown Strong initiative, Plumrose USA recently announced plans to donate $400,000 to help Booneville (Miss.) respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and invest in the community’s future. (Subscription required to read full story.)

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Illinois | August 19, 2020

JBS announces $2.5 million investment in Beardstown’s future

Beardstown Newspapers - At a time when many communities are struggling to find ways to replace revenue lost as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, Beardstown’s community leaders will be faced with an entirely different situation. A team of community leaders, working with JBS leadership, will have to decide how best to spend $2.5 million in Beardstown. (Subscription required to read full story.)

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Alabama | August 17, 2020

Pilgrim’s, Norris family donations open door for new splash pad, library in Russellville

Franklin Free Press - A special called meeting Friday of the Russellville City Council proved to be just that, special, thanks to the philanthropy of Pilgrim's Russellville and the Billy and Leila Norris family.

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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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Georgia | August 13, 2020

New Pilgrim’s initiative to invest $3.5M in Georgia supporting local communities

Poultry Times - Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s announced plans today to invest $3.5 million in Georgia to help local communities respond to coronavirus and invest in the future.

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Georgia | August 13, 2020

Pilgrim’s to Invest $3.5 Million in Georgia to Support Local Communities as Part of New Hometown Strong Initiative

WLBB Radio - Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s, an American-based food company, announced plans today to invest $3.5 million in Georgia to help local communities respond to coronavirus and invest in the future.

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Georgia | August 13, 2020

Pilgrim’s To Invest $3.5 Million In Georgia With Hometown Strong Initiative

The Shelby Report - Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Greeley, Colorado-based food company Pilgrim’s recently announced plans to invest $3.5 million in Georgia to help local communities respond to coronavirus and invest in the future. The investment is part of a new, national $20 million initiative called Hometown Strong that adds to commitments Pilgrim’s has made this year to protect employees and ensure their job security amidst the global pandemic.

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