Georgia

Georgia | December 7, 2020

Pilgrim’s to Invest $790,000 in Athens to Support Local Community as Part of Hometown Strong Initiative

Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today announced plans to invest $790,000 in Athens, Ga., to support the community’s future. “We are very proud to be members of the Athens community and a large employer in the area,” said Corey Watson, Pilgrim’s Athens complex manager. “Our Hometown Strong initiative is allowing us to collaborate with community leaders and contribute to projects that will make a difference for our neighbors.”

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Georgia | October 27, 2020

Pilgrim’s To Invest $160,000 In Elberton To Support Local Community As Part Of New Hometown Strong Initiative

Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today announced plans to invest $160,000 in Elberton, Ga., to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. Pilgrim’s worked with local leaders to identify where the funds can best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs. The company has selected two Hometown Strong funding recipients – the Blackwell Community Center and Elbert Memorial Hospital. Pilgrim’s is providing $117,000 to the Blackwell Community Center to upgrade its community classrooms and the gymnasium. The company is also contributing $33,000 to Elbert Memorial Hospital for COVID-19 projects that include providing PPE, renovating nurses’ stations and the patient registration area, and adding glass walls and doors to better protect staff and patients.

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Georgia | September 23, 2020

Pilgrim’s To Invest $535,000 In Ellijay To Support Local Community As Part Of New Hometown Strong Initiative

Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today announced plans to invest $535,000 in Ellijay, Ga., to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. “We are humbled to partner with our hometown to make a difference in the lives of our neighbors,” said Randy Long, Pilgrim’s Ellijay Complex Manager. “Though these past few months have been challenging for everyone, we want to do all we can to help our community move forward and be even stronger in the future.”

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Georgia | September 9, 2020

Pilgrim’s To Invest $795,000 In Gainesville To Support Local Community As Part Of New Hometown Strong Initiative

Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today announced plans to invest $795,000 in Gainesville, Ga., to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. “Supporting our community is part of who we are and something that is very important to us,” said Stephen Shepard, Gainesville Complex Manager. “At a time when many people, businesses and cities are struggling, we want to identify ways to make lasting and significant impacts in our hometown.”

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Georgia | September 9, 2020

Pilgrim’s To Invest $325,000 In Carrollton To Support Local Community As Part Of New Hometown Strong Initiative

Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today announced plans to invest $325,000 in Carrollton, Ga., to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. “We are so grateful to leverage the Hometown Strong initiative to move Carrollton forward in a positive way,” said Ricky Walker, Carrollton Complex Manager. “Working together with leaders in our community, we want to benefit our team members and neighbors in a meaningful way.”

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Georgia | September 9, 2020

Pilgrim’s To Invest $340,000 In Canton To Support Local Community As Part Of New Hometown Strong Initiative

Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today announced plans to invest $340,000 in Canton, Ga., to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. “On behalf of the whole Pilgrim’s Canton team, I’m very proud to be able to partner with our hometown in this important way,” said Brian Wright, Canton Complex Manager. “The Hometown Strong initiative provides us with an opportunity to invest in our community during a critical time while looking toward the future.”

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Georgia | August 25, 2020

Pilgrim’s To Invest $475,000 In Douglas To Support Local Community As Part Of New Hometown Strong Initiative

Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, Pilgrim’s today 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. The company has already committed to partnering with the City of Douglas to build a new water tower for the community, which will serve residents, the school system and the Pilgrim’s facility. This project not only supports infrastructure for the Douglas community but is also aligned with Pilgrim’s commitment to continuous improvement around water use and water quality.

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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

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. “We take great pride in feeding American families every day,” said Fabio Sandri, Pilgrim’s Interim CEO. “We also recognize our responsibility to do more than just produce food within our communities. Hometown Strong is our way of demonstrating our commitment to the places we call home, and we are listening to local leaders to determine where help is needed most.”

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