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Marie Curie

Pilgrim’s Moy Park

In 2018, Pilgrim’s Moy Park launched a new charity partnership with Marie Curie, an organization dedicated to helping people and their families living with a terminal illness make the most of the time they have together by delivering expert care, emotional support, research and guidance. In addition offering information and support services both online and…

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Supporting Agricultural Education

Yanco, NSW, Riverina Feedlot

JBS Australia Riverina is known for being one of two integrated feedlot, processing and farming facilities within the JBS Australia portfolio, as well as its ability to source high-quality cattle and grain from throughout southern Australia. Due to these two factors, JBS Australia Riverina serves as a great place for local students to visit and…

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Northwestern State University

Natchitoches, LA, Chicken Production Facility

In November 2018, Pilgrim’s Natchitoches donated $10,000 to Northwestern State University’s Department of Engineering Technology in thanks for the exceptional work and assistance NSU students and faculty put into an ergonomic project at the local facility. Pilgrim’s received great feedback because of the help of NSU faculty, staff and students. “It’s a wonderful partnership and…

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Lincoln Elementary Family Picnic

Grand Island, NE, Beef Production Facility

JBS USA Grand Island believes giving back to our communities is an essential role of our company, which is why the beef production facility was happy to be a part of the 2018 Lincoln Elementary School Family Picnic. In May 2018, Green Bay team members were able to donate drinks for the picnic’s annual fundraiser,…

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Apartment Crew

Cactus, TX, Beef Production Facility

After JBS Cactus Beef Plant lost a good portion of its work force in 2007, there was a huge need to recruit people to keep the Cactus facility running. The recruiting teams traveled all over the United States, hiring team members to keep the facility staffed, but as soon as the new team members arrived,…

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Literacy Council Scrabble Bee

Green Bay, WI, Beef Production Facility

In March 2018, our Green Bay beef production facility and the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) Local 1473 joined together to sponsor a team and attend the 16thAnnual Literacy Green Bay Scrabble Bee. A delicious chicken dinner, silent auction and two games of Scrabble were enjoyed by all, with proceeds from the…

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Golden Trowel Award

Plainwell, MI, Beef Production Facility

In 2018, our Plainwell beef facility received the “Golden Trowel Award” from the local Plainwell Rotary Club for its continued service to the community and the Rotary. Over the past five years, JBS USA Plainwell has donated meat, manpower and a grill for events for the community, along with the facility’s continued involvement in the…

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American Heart Association

Plainwell, MI, Beef Production Facility:

During the month of February 2018, our Plainwell beef facility showed its support for heart health by putting on weekly bake sales, encouraging team members to wear red and holding a “50/50 raffle,” in which one half of all raffle proceeds is donated to the American Heart Association (AHA), and the remaining half is given…

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Tolleson Pride Day

Tolleson, AZ, Beef Production Facility

Several of our Tolleson team members dedicated their day in October 2018 to grill for the volunteers of Tolleson Pride Day, an annual event in which community members come together to clean, paint and plant trees across the city. All of the hamburgers donated and served to the volunteers were produced in the Tolleson beef…

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Tolleson Charity Golf Tournament

Tolleson, AZ, Beef Production Facility

In December 2017, our Tolleson beef production facility held its 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Wigwam Golf Resort. While it has been an honor to witness the tournament grow each year in both attendance and total donations, in 2017, Tolleson team members were especially proud to have raised a record $25,000 from the…

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