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Texas | November 11, 2020

Pilgrim’s To Invest $735,000 In Nacogdoches 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 $735,000 in Nacogdoches, Texas, to support the community’s future. Pilgrim’s has been 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. “We are very proud to provide food for our country, but we also recognize our important responsibility as a large local employer,” said Johnny Tubbs, Pilgrim’s Nacogdoches complex manager. “Our Hometown Strong program is giving us the opportunity to make lasting and meaningful impacts in our community.”

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Texas | October 1, 2020

Pilgrim’s To Invest $260,000 In Waco 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 $260,000 in Waco, Texas, 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. “We are humbled to have the opportunity to support youth and families in our hometown,” said Kyle Martin, Pilgrim’s Waco Operations Manager. “Through the Hometown Strong initiative and in collaboration with CSYAA, we believe this investment will help build a stronger future and make a difference for our community.”

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Texas | September 22, 2020

Pilgrim’s To Invest $1.5 Million In Mt. Pleasant 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 $1.5 million in Mt. Pleasant, Texas, to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. “The Hometown Strong initiative will allow us to make a tangible impact in our community, which is extremely important to us as a large employer in the area,” said Rapheal Boyd, Pilgrim’s Mt. Pleasant Complex Manager. “We believe in collaborating with local leaders and coming together to make a difference.”

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Texas | September 2, 2020

JBS USA To Invest $3.3 Million In Moore County To Support Local Communities As Part Of New Hometown Strong Initiative

Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, JBS USA today announced plans to invest $3.3 million to help Moore County, Texas, respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and invest in the region’s future. “We are very proud of our role in providing food for American families, but we’re also excited to have the opportunity to make this significant investment in our hometown,” said Manny Guerrero, JBS USA Cactus Plant General Manager.

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Texas | August 12, 2020

JBS USA and Pilgrim’s To Invest $6.5 Million In Texas To Support Local Communities As Part Of New Hometown Strong Initiative

Building on ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, JBS USA and Pilgrim’s, American-based food companies, announced plans today to invest $6.5 million in Texas to help local communities respond to coronavirus and invest in the future. “It’s very important to us that we make lasting investments to benefit our team members and our neighbors,” said Tim Schellpeper, President of JBS USA Fed Beef, which includes the beef production facility in Cactus. “We are humbled to partner with community leaders to ensure our contributions will make a difference now and in the future.”

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