Smithfield Foods: Helping Communities

Smithfield places great importance on our connection to the communities where our employees work and live. We take seriously our responsibility to keep those communities strong.

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Smithfield Foods Supports Communities During COVID-19 Response With More Than $3 Million in Donations and Launch of “Good Food Challenge”
Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced more than $3 million in cash and in-kind donations, including four million servings of protein, to support communities across America during the country’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

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Smithfield Foods Supports TeamMates Mentoring Program with $50,000 Donation
Since 2011, Smithfield Foods has supported students in Crete, Nebraska, through the TeamMates mentorship program. Smithfield’s $50,000 contribution this year continues to encourage students to reach their full potential.

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Smithfield Foods Donates $150,000 to Rose Hill, North Carolina Fire Department for New Ladder Truck
The truck was purchased by the Rose Hill Fire Department, a volunteer fire department serving Duplin County, N.C., and was made possible with a $150,000 contribution from the Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods.

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Smithfield Foods Supports Local Workforce Development Initiatives with $250,000 Contribution to Sioux Falls, South Dakota’s Southeast Technical Institute
Smithfield’s contribution is part of the Southeast Tech New Opportunities for Workforce Development Campaign, which focuses on workforce development initiatives that provide customized educational programs to meet regional employment needs.

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Smithfield Foods Employees Collect More Than 130,000 Pounds of Food to Support Feeding America® During Hunger Action Month®
In addition to employee efforts during Hunger Action Month®, Smithfield works with Feeding America® throughout the year for the company’s signature hunger-relief initiative Helping Hungry Homes®.

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Smithfield Foods Donates $5,000 to South Carolina Meals on Wheels Program
Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce a $5,000 donation to the Horry County, South Carolina Meals on Wheels program to provide home-delivered meals for elderly individuals in need of food assistance across the county.

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Smithfield Foods Supports Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department with $250,000 Contribution
The Smithfield Foundation announced today a contribution of $250,000 over the next five years to the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department that will aid in the purchase of a new and improved ladder truck for use throughout Isle of Wight County.

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Smithfield Foods Donates $75,000 for Outdoor Learning Space at The Faison Center
The Faison Center provides individuals and families impacted by autism spectrum disorder with a unique life-span care model, ensuring that children and adults have access to programs that include day school services, clinical services, and summer-specific curriculum for students.

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Governor Northam Announces Major Donation from Smithfield Foods to Support Programs for Homeless Veterans
Governor Ralph Northam today announced that The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., has donated $150,000 to support state programs for homeless veterans and their families.

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Smithfield Foods “Smokes Out Hunger” With 40,000 Pound Protein Donation To Food Bank of Iowa
Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined the Des Moines community to benefit the Food Bank of Iowa during their annual Smoke Out Hunger event.

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