Hormel donates to fight hunger in Alma, Kan.

Published 9:23 am Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Hormel Foods Corp. announced today that it will donate $10,000 to fight hunger in the Alma, Kan., community.

Alma Foods, of Hormel Foods, is presenting the donation to the Community Health Ministry, a local charitable organization that distributes food to Alma’s hungry. In 2011, the facility donated $5,000 to the organization.

This donation is part of the commitment at Hormel Foods to nourish the hungry in the United States. For the second year, the company is giving funds to more than a dozen U.S. manufacturing facilities to share with nonprofits in their respective communities to fight hunger.

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“We were thrilled about the feedback we received last year from our plant managers, employees, and the organizations we were able to support through our hunger-relief efforts,” said Julie Craven, vice president of corporate communications at Hormel Foods. “We are proud to be making a difference in the communities where our employees live and work.”

In addition to its hunger relief efforts in these communities, Hormel Foods is helping those in need throughout the world. Through its “On Our Way to Ending Hunger” program, Hormel Foods collaborates with retailers, nonprofits and the government on hunger relief efforts; nourishes the hungry in the United States and abroad; and motivates individuals and corporate partners to take action to fight hunger.