Hormel Foods donation helps fight hunger
The company's manufacturing plant in Aurora, Ill., is contributing $10,000 to local food pantry
Creative Contract Packaging Corporation (CCPC) of Aurora, Ill., has announced it will donate $10,000 to the Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry to fight hunger in the community. The manufacturing plant owned by Hormel Foods Corporation has donated funds to this organization since 2011.
“Our company is honored to team up with the Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry once again to help support the fight against hunger in our community,” said Thomas D. Koehn, plant manager, CCPC. “Our employees and the company are excited to continue to help do our part to make a difference in the area.”
For the sixth consecutive year, Hormel Foods is giving funds to U.S. manufacturing facilities to share with nonprofits in their respective communities to fight hunger. In 2015, Hormel Foods donated $400,000 to local hunger relief organizations in 40 U.S. communities where it has manufacturing facilities, bringing the program’s total contribution to local hunger relief efforts to more than $1 million thus far. In 2016, the company will provide 40 plant locations with funds to continue the program.
“We’re committed to fighting hunger in the communities where our employees live and work,” said Wendy A. Watkins, VP of corporate communications at Hormel Foods. “Last year was a record year in terms of community hunger donations, and we are confident that 2016 will be equally as impactful.”
Hormel Foods is helping those in need internationally through its On Our Way to Ending Hunger program.