Wisconsin | April 30, 2022

JBS Green Bay Sponsors STEM Education Center through Hometown Strong

JBS USA is providing an update on how its Hometown Strong funds are being invested in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

JBS USA previously announced a $1MM investment in the community and has since worked closely with local leaders to identify where the funds can best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs. JBS Green Bay’s total commitment has since been increased to $1.8MM through an additional allocation of Hometown Strong funding.

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Wisconsin | May 7, 2021

Pilgrim’s to Provide Feed My People Food Bank with Refrigerated Truck, Driver Services as Part of Hometown Strong Initiative

Today, Pilgrim’s Arcadia announced a partnership with Feed My People Food Bank to provide a refrigerated truck and driver services to transport food to more than a dozen local hunger relief programs across surrounding counties in west central Wisconsin. The partnership will help make it possible to reach thousands of families in need every month. “In addition to donating thousands of servings of chicken to our Wisconsin neighbors in 2020, Pilgrim’s Arcadia is proud to support the Feed My People Food Bank,” said Bill Petz, Pilgrim’s Arcadia complex manager. “We take seriously our role in helping to alleviate hunger in our communities and are pleased to be able to provide better and more reliable distribution to local food pantries.”

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Wisconsin | October 14, 2020

Pilgrim’s To Invest $230,000 In Arcadia 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 $230,000 in Arcadia, Wis., to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. “The Hometown Strong program is giving us the opportunity to support our community and make a difference for our team members and our neighbors,” said Bill Petz, Pilgrim’s Arcadia Complex Manager. “It’s also a great example of collaboration as we work to determine projects that will have a lasting impact.”

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Wisconsin | July 29, 2020

JBS USA To Invest $1 Million In Green Bay To Support Local Community As Part Of Hometown Strong Initiative

Through its Hometown Strong initiative, JBS USA today announced plans to donate $1 million to help Green Bay, Wis., respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and invest in the community’s future. “Being a good neighbor and providing support to the Green Bay community is an obligation I take very seriously,” said Hicham Timejardine, JBS Green Bay Plant Manager. “Our focus during the past few months has been on keeping our team members safe and healthy, and we remain committed to keeping COVID-19 out of our facility. I am humbled to now have the opportunity to partner with community leaders to determine how best to invest this money, and I believe this initiative will help ensure a positive future for our hometown.”

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