Hormel Foods Donation Helps Fight Hunger in Algona
November 4, 2013
The Algona Plant is donating $10,000 to the Algona Care Team, which is a local charitable organization that distributes food to Algona’s hungry families The donation is 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 2012, the Algona Plant donated $10,000 to the Kossuth County Food Pantry.
“I extend a heartfelt ‘thank you’ to the hardworking employees of the Algona Plant. Their commitment to quality – day in and day out – help make it possible for our company to continue the Plant Community Donations Program,” said Jeremy J. Rummel, plant manager, Algona Plant. “On behalf of our facility, I’m honored to present this donation to the Algona Care Team.”
For the third consecutive year, Hormel Foods is giving funds to U.S. manufacturing facilities to share with nonprofits in their respective communities to fight hunger. In 2012, Hormel Foods donated $220,000 to local hunger relief organizations in more than 20 communities where it has U.S. manufacturing facilities.
“For the last two years, we’ve been able to assist our plant communities in local hunger relief efforts,” said Julie H. Craven, vice president of corporate communications at Hormel Foods. “We are committed to helping fight hunger in the areas where we live and work. It’s with great excitement that we continue the program throughout 2013.”
Hormel Foods is helping those in need both in the U.S. and internationally. Through its On Our Way to Ending Hunger program, the company collaborates with retailers, nonprofits and the government on hunger relief efforts; nourishes the hungry in the U.S. and abroad; and motivates individuals and corporate partners to take action to fight hunger.