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Hormel Foods Donation Helps Fight Hunger

2016 PFFJ Donation
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November 7, 2016

Snowflake, Ariz.

PFFJ Farms, LLC – AZ Division, PFFJ-CA Division, CHAMP LLC and Mountain Prairie, each donated $10,000 to local organizations to fight hunger.

The donations are part of the Hormel Foods Plant Community Donations Program, which gives employees the opportunity to assist local hunger relief organizations and strengthen the communities where they live and work.

In Arizona, $5,000 was donated to Shepherd’s Kitchen Food Bank and $5,000 to the Silver Creek Senior Center.

In California, $10,000 was donated to Corcoran Community Christians For Emergency Aid.

CHAMP donated $5,000 to Friday Food-Bag Foundation and $5,000 to Needs Inc.

Mountain Prairie donated $5,000 to Associated Charities of La Junta and $5,000 to Bent County Helping Hands.

“We are thrilled to continue to assist these organizations in the fight against hunger in our community,” said Jose L. Rojas, vice president of farm operations at PFFJ Farms. “Our company is proud to support neighbors and friends to help fight hunger right here.”

About Hormel Foods

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and trusted in the food industry. Hormel Foods, which leverages its extensive expertise, innovation and high competencies in pork and turkey processing and marketing to bring branded, value-added products to the global marketplace, is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2016. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index, S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, and was named one of “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the eighth year in a row. Hormel Foods also received a perfect score on the 2016 Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index, was recognized on the 2016 Best for Vets Employers List by Military Times, and was named one of the 2016 Best Companies for Leaders by Chief Executive magazine. The company enjoys a strong reputation among consumers, retail grocers, foodservice and industrial customers for products highly regarded for quality, taste, nutrition, convenience and value. For more information, visit http://www.hormelfoods.com and http://2015csr.hormelfoods.com/.