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Jennie-O Donation Helps Fight Hunger


Faribault Daily News

Jennie-O Turkey Store in Faribault, owned by Hormel Foods Corp. donated $10,000 to St. Vincent de Paul to fight hunger in the community.

The Faribault plant has donated funds to this organization since 2013.

“Our team is honored to join St. Vincent dePaul to help support hunger relief in our area,” said Jody Long, Faribault plant manager. “I would like to thank our employees, whose dedication and hard work make it possible to help those in need. On behalf of Hormel Foods, we are excited to help do our part in making a difference.”

This is the seventh consecutive year Hormel Foods has given funds to its U.S. manufacturing facilities to share with nonprofits in their respective communities to fight hunger. In 2016, Hormel Foods donated $350,000 to local hunger relief organizations in 35 U.S. communities where it had manufacturing facilities, bringing the program’s total contribution to local hunger relief efforts to more than $2 million thus far. Through this program as well as disaster relief efforts and other donations, Hormel Foods contributed $7.4 million in cash and product donations to help address hunger in fiscal 2016.