JBS Foods Canada today announced a $1.7 million Homebuyer Dream Fund to stimulate growth of the local housing market and provide affordable housing opportunities for qualifying team members. “The Dream Fund addresses a critical need of our workforce by removing barriers to purchasing an affordable home in our community,” said David Colwell, president, JBS Foods Canada. “We are proud to offer this opportunity for many team members who may otherwise lack necessary resources to take that first step toward homeownership.”
JBS Foods Canada to Invest $300,000 to Build Houses in Brooks as Part of Hometown Strong Initiative
In October 2020, JBS Foods Canada announced a $2 million investment in Brooks, Alberta, Canada, to support the community’s future through the JBS Hometown Strong program. The company has been working with local leaders and organizations to determine how the funds can best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs. In partnership with Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta, JBS will provide $300,000 to help build an affordable duplex in Brooks. Two local families will have the opportunity to buy these homes with no down payment and no interest, and their mortgage payments will help fund future Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta projects.
JBS Foods Canada To Invest $2 Million In Brooks To Support Local Community As Part Of Hometown Strong Initiative
Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, JBS Foods Canada today announced plans to invest $2 million to help Brooks, Alberta, respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and invest in the community’s future. JBS Foods Canada has been working with local leaders to identify where the funds can best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs. All projects will be determined by the end of the year. “We are proud of our role in providing high-quality beef, but we also recognize our responsibility as a large employer in the area,” said David Colwell, president, JBS Foods Canada. “The Hometown Strong initiative is allowing us to make a lasting investment that will strengthen our community and improve the lives of our team members and neighbors.”