To assist with Typhoon Yolanda (also known as Typhoon Haiyan) relief efforts in the Philippines, Hormel Foods provided an opportunity for company-matched contributions from active employees. The company’s joint venture with San Miguel Corporation, Purefoods-Hormel, is the largest producer and marketer of processed meats in the Philippines. The Hormel Foods Corporate Office (Austin, Minn.) held a hot dog feed event, hosted by the employee resource groups that raised more than $1,500. In total, employees contributed more than $8,000, which was matched by the company.
Tornado relief efforts in Little Rock, Ark.
To assist with tornado relief efforts in Little Rock, Ark., Hormel Foods donated one semitrailer load of products. The donation of Hormel® Compleats® microwave meals, SKIPPY® natural dark chocolate peanut butter spread, and Hormel® 2Good™ smoothies was provided to the Arkansas Rice Depot in Little Rock.
In addition, Skippy Foods (Little Rock, Ark.) donated 3,270 pounds of SKIPPY® creamy peanut butter and another 715 pounds of SKIPPY® natural dark chocolate peanut butter spread.
Tornado relief efforts in Pilger, Neb.
Hormel Foods donated one semitrailer load of products to assist with tornado relief efforts in Pilger, Neb. The donation of Hormel® Compleats® microwave meals and House of Tsang® soups was provided to the Food Bank for the Heartland.
In addition, the Hormel Foods Fremont (Neb.) Plant donated a pallet of SPAM® family of products to Lutheran Disaster Relief, and 230 pounds of boneless pork loins and 50 pounds of hot dogs to Operation BBQ to assist feeding those in need.
Read more about our community involvement on our corporate website.