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Comerica Bank Shred Day Houston Provides Event Record 60,036 Meals for Less Fortunate

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HOUSTON, April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Fifteen hundred Shred Day Houston guests donated 4,881 pounds of food and $18,656 in monetary donations, including a $7,500 contribution from Comerica Bank, to the Houston Food Bank, which helped provide an event record 60,036 meals for those in need. 

Comerica’s partner Iron Mountain shredded 97,543 pounds of sensitive documents – all paper is recycled and turned into pulp after being securely destroyed.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 37,000 Pounds of Protein To Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies

Albertsons & Safeway Join the Fourth Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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CASPER, Wyo., February 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Albertsons & Safeway joined forces to donate more than more than 37,000 pounds of protein to Wyoming Food Bank of The Rockies.

Smithfield Foods and Feed More Unveil New Tractor-Trailer to Expand Distribution in Rural Counties in Central Virginia

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Richmond, Va., October 10, 2018 /3BL Media/  - Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Feed More, a hunger-relief organization serving 34 cities and counties in Central Virginia, unveiled a new refrigerated tractor-trailer to support the organization’s efforts to improve product distribution to the eight localities in the southern region of their service area, where almost 25,000 individuals are food insecure.

Smithfield Foods Donated Nearly Two Million Servings of Protein During July-September

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Now in its 10th year, Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield Foods’ signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure. Helping Hungry Homes® provides nutritious, high-quality protein to food banks, school nutrition programs, disaster relief efforts, and community outreach programs.

Smithfield Foods Employees Rally Together to Support Feeding America® During Hunger Action Month™

Employees Collect More Than 45,000 Pounds of Non-Perishable Goods for Local Food Banks
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SMITHFIELD, Va., September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the success of its employees’ collection efforts during Hunger Action Month, a time when people across the country stand together with Feeding America® and its nationwide network of food banks to fight hunger.

Guinness World Record for Largest Serving of Pulled Pork Provides Protein for Area Individuals in Need

Record Attempt Supported by Smithfield’s Helping Hungry Homes® Hunger-Relief Initiative
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BILOXI, Miss., September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined with Southern Event and Party, Pleasant’s BBQ, Wildes Tavern, and Overtime Sports earlier this year to break the current Guinness World Record for Largest Serving of Pulled Pork. The previous record was set by Sonny’s BBQ in 2016, weighing 2,012 pounds. In August, the Records Management Team from Guinness World Records officially recognized the attempt to top the previous record, weighing 2,390 pounds.

Smithfield Foods Donates $100,000 to the Wilmington Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

Global Food Company Kicks Off Hunger Action Month with Large Donation to Local Food Bank
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SMITHFIELD, Va., September 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a significant donation to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina to support its Wilmington Branch Location, serving Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, and Pender counties in southeastern North Carolina.

Hallmark Employees in Australia Pack Food to Feed the Hungry

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The Foodbank volunteer day for employees at the Hallmark Greetings Australia office offers a great opportunity to give back and help those less fortunate. “It allows us to build relationships with coworkers, make a difference in our community and have some fun along the way,” explained Rachel Goldsworthy, national account manager.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 36,000 Pounds of Protein to Harvesters—The Community Food Network

Price Chopper Joins the 39th Stop of Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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KANSAS CTY, Mo., July 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Price Chopper joined forces to donate more than 36,000 pounds of protein to Harvesters—The Community Food Network. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Now in the program’s 10th year, Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 38,000 Pounds of Protein to The Food Bank of Iowa

Hy-Vee, Inc. Partners for the 38th Stop of Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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DES MOINES, Iowa, July 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Hy-Vee, Inc. joined forces to donate more than 38,000 pounds of protein to the Food Bank of Iowa. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Now in the program’s 10th year, Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure. The donation, equivalent to more than 152,000 servings, will help families fight hunger across Iowa.

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