Nebraska

Nebraska | April 7, 2021

JBS USA to Invest $250,000 in Grand Island Northwest Public Schools as Part of Hometown Strong Initiative

In July 2020, JBS USA announced a $3.5 million investment in Grand Island, Neb., to support the community’s future through the company’s Hometown Strong program. JBS Grand Island has been working with local leaders and various organizations to determine how the funds can best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs. In partnership with Grand Island Northwest Public Schools, JBS USA will provide $250,000 to renovate the aging Northwest High School auditorium. The renovation will include replacing curtains, track hardware, rigging, seating and carpet; repainting ceilings and walls; and upgrading sound and lighting. In addition to being utilized by elementary, middle and high school students, the auditorium will also be put to good use by many community organizations.

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Nebraska | March 2, 2021

JBS to Support Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity with Hometown Strong Funds

In 2020, JBS USA announced a $3.5 million investment in Grand Island, Neb., to support the community’s future through the company’s Hometown Strong program. JBS Grand Island has been working with local leaders and organizations to determine how the funds can best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs. Today, the company announced it is contributing $200,000 to the Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity to help fund homebuilding for JBS team members. The donation will be used to build two homes and leveraged as JBS team members are accepted into Habitat’s loan program. This is the largest single donation to the organization’s housing program.

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Nebraska | November 17, 2020

JBS USA and Plumrose USA to Invest $990,000 in Omaha Region to Support Local Communities as Part of the Hometown Strong Initiative

Building on ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, JBS USA and Plumrose USA today announced plans to invest $990,000 to help the Omaha, Neb., area respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and invest in the community’s future. “We are honored to call Omaha our hometown and take great pride in being a reliable contributor to our local economy,” said John Beasley, JBS Omaha Plant Manager. “Through our Hometown Strong initiative, we want to provide support for the region and help overcome challenges created by the COVID pandemic so we can move forward together.”

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Nebraska | July 22, 2020

JBS USA To Invest $3.5 Million In Grand Island To Support Local Community As Part Of Hometown Strong Initiative

Through its Hometown Strong initiative, JBS USA today announced plans to donate $3.5 million to help Grand Island, Neb., respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and invest in the community’s future. JBS USA is working with local leaders to identify where the funds can best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs in three key areas: food insecurity, community infrastructure and well-being, and COVID-19 emergency response and relief efforts.

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Nebraska | June 25, 2020

JBS USA To Invest $4 Million In Nebraska To Support Local Communities As Part Of New Hometown Strong Initiative

JBS USA, an American-based food company, announced plans today to invest $4 million in Nebraska to help local communities respond to coronavirus and invest in the future. “The rural towns and communities where we live and work are the key to our success and Grand Island, Nebraska, is home to one of the centerpieces of American agriculture,” said Tim Schellpeper, President of JBS USA Fed Beef, which includes the Grand Island fresh beef facility. “We are proud to work with local producers, local businesses and our community to deliver the highest quality beef to Nebraskans and the world.”

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