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Hero Flight Program

Grand Island, NE, Beef Production Facility

The team from the Fed Beef plant in Grand Island, NE, continues to support a noble cause to honor the Veterans of the Hall County. Since 2012, the facility helps the community veterans’ leaders to make the Hero Flight program a reality. The plant’s support started with monthly burger donations for fundraising events, and later…

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Spreading Local Holiday Cheer


JBS USA Food Company Commercial Workers Local 293 donated $12,900 to be split among five local helping organizations during the 2019 holiday season. The funds were used as follows: Christmas Cheer: Fundraising to give families food vouchers for a Christmas meal Head Start: Making 100 food baskets for families before students leave for break Heartland…

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Angel Tree Project

JBS USA Corporate Headquarters

In 2019, 100 kids in Weld County, CO, had a better Christmas than they expected thanks to the generosity of our team members who purchased gifts for children, donated cash by being a cash angel and came to Pictures with Santa Day, our corporate office’s annual fundraiser for Angel Tree. We adopted 100 kids from…

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Donating Pork Product


JBS USA Pork and its producer partners teamed up to provide over 50,000 pounds of pork and donate $10,000 as part of the annual Hams Across America program. The 200,000 servings of pork were distributed by Food Bank of the Rockies, the largest hunger relief organization in Colorado, providing food and supplies to more than…

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Showing Support for Hannah’s Heroes

JBS Australia

In September 2019, JBS Australia’s Group Engineering Manager Neil Brereton and Group Safety Manager Mark Doe, bravely shaved their heads in support of Hannah’s Heroes. Neil began participating in Hannah’s Heroes six years ago in honour of his niece Hannah Meeson, who was diagnosed with high-risk anaplastic medulloblastoma in 2012, aged 4. Since then, Hannah…

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American Dream Program

Cactus, TX, Beef Production Facility

Helping our team members create a better life is the main goal of the American Dream Program at our beef facility in Cactus, TX. Each week, the facility invites representatives from the Loan Depot mortgage company to assist team members who are interested in homeownership but may not fully understand the home buying process. In…

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2019 CASA Princess Ball

Mt. Pleasant, TX, Poultry Complex

The Pilgrim’s complex in Mt. Pleasant, TX, is a proud supporter of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate). In 2019, the team once again participated in the CASA Princess Ball, a fundraiser held each year to raise money for the organization. Along with donating beautiful dresses for girls who may not have one available to wear,…

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Belles and Beaus on the Cane

Natchitoches, LA, Poultry Complex

Pilgrim’s Natchitoches was the Premier Sponsor of the “Belles and Beaus on the Cane” event in Oct. 2019, presented by the American Cancer Society. Each year, the American Cancer Society holds the event to recognize the inspiring stories of cancer survivors from Natchitoches Parish. Pilgrim’s Natchitoches sponsors the event as a dedicated supporter of the…

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Continued Partnership with Teletón

Pilgrim's Mexico

In line with Pilgrim’s Mexico’s values and dedication to supporting Mexican families, the company sponsored and invited all team members to participate in the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Teletón Campaign. The Teletón Campaign is an annual, 24-plus-hour television and radio broadcast dedicated to raising money for children with disabilities, autism or cancer, and for the…

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Sanford Engagement Committee

Sanford, NC, Poultry Complex

The Pilgrim’s Sanford Engagement Committee raised nearly $6,000 from January – July 2019 for their local Relay for Life event. All of the money raised  came from various fundraisers held at the plant – Krispy Kreme doughnut sales, nacho sales, walking tacos, and donations.

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