> | October 27, 2021

Pilgrim’s Announces Recipient of Hometown Strong Funding in Ellijay, Ga.


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Pilgrim’s is providing an update on how funds are being invested in Ellijay, Ga., to support the community’s future through the company’s Hometown Strong program. In September 2020, Pilgrim’s announced a $535,000 investment in the community. In partnership with Gilmer County Board of Education, Pilgrim’s will provide $400,000 to construct a Broiler Farm Research Facility for Gilmer County FFA programs. The research facility will be a fully operational broiler farm complete with all necessary equipment to simulate a commercial broiler operation and will be managed with expectations and best practices used by growers who contract with Pilgrim’s.