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Jun 10, 2016 | Headlines | 0 comments

Hormel donates to fight hunger

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Written by Jeanette Todd


PFFJ Farms, LLC, the local subsidiary owned by Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE HRL), Friday morning made a presentation of $10,000 to help fight hunger in Corcoran. The donation was made to Corcoran Community Christians for Emergency Aid.

“It is our privilege to support these area organizations and help their efforts in the fight against hunger in our community,” said Jennifer Hanson, manager of PFFJ. “Our employees and the company are excited to continue fighting hunger in our area.”
Jose Rojas, vice president of farm operations at PFFJ, said the company is committed to helping those in need in the community.
‘Our employees are proud to do our part to help these organizations feed families,” noted Rojas.
PFFJ also made a $10,000 donation to Emergency Aid in 2015.
For the sixth consecutive year, Hormel Foods is giving funds to U.S. manufacturing facilities to share with nonprofits in their respective communities to fight hunger. In 2015, Hormel Foods donated $400,000 to local hunger relief organizations in 40 U.S. communities where it has manufacturing facilities bringing the program’s total contribution to local hunger relief efforts to more than $1 million thus far. In 2016, the company will provide 40 plant locations with funds to continue the program.
“We’re dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities where our employees live and work,” said Wendy A. Watkins, vice president of corporate communications at Hormel Foods. “Last year was a record year in terms of community hunger donations and we are confident that 2016 will be equally as impactful.”
Hormel Foods is helping those in need both in the United States and internationally through its On Our Way to Ending Hunger program. The company collaborates with retailers, non-profits and the government on hunger relief efforts; nourishes the hunger in the U.S. and abroad and motivates individuals and corporate partners to take action to fight hunger.

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