Sysco Donates $50,000 for Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts

Sysco Donates $50,000 for Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 8:30am

CONTENT: Press Release

HOUSTON, October 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), announced that the Company will donate $50,000 to the American Red Cross North Florida Region chapter to support relief efforts following Hurricane Michael.

“Sysco is committed to supporting the communities where we live and operate,” said Tom Bené, president and chief executive officer, Sysco. “We have a long-standing partnership with the American Red Cross, an organization that shares a commitment to providing support to communities and individuals in times of need, including many of our associates and customers. One of Sysco’s top priorities during this time continues to be making deliveries to critical customer locations by working diligently to get water, food and other supplies to our customers affected by Hurricane Michael.”

In addition to the donation to the American Red Cross, the Company is utilizing the Sysco Disaster Relief Foundation to provide immediate needs assistance to impacted Sysco associates to help with the storm’s aftermath. Funds will be used for shelter, food, clothing, transportation and other short-term needs.

About Sysco

Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With more than 67,000 associates, the company operates approximately 330 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 600,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2018 that ended June 30, 2018, the company generated sales of more than $58 billion.

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