> | November 17, 2020

JBS USA to Invest $1.1 Million in Plainwell to Support Local Community as Part of New Hometown Strong Initiative


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Building on its ongoing sustainability and social responsibility efforts, JBS USA today announced plans to invest $1.1 million to help Plainwell, Mich., respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and invest in the community’s future. “We are proud to live and work in Plainwell and are thankful for the opportunity to help our neighbors,” said Mathew Trowbridge, JBS Plainwell plant manager. “Through Hometown Strong, we are demonstrating our commitment to be more than a reliable employer and help our community grow, thrive and move forward together.” One project has already been selected to receive funding. JBS Plainwell is contributing $100,000 to build the JBS Children’s Discovery Library at the new Ransom District Library. The JBS Children’s Discovery Library will create an exploratory learning environment for children to learn and play.