Tyson Foods reports that it donated more than 8.6 million pounds of chicken, beef and pork to food banks in 28 U.S. states in its fiscal year ending October 2, 2009. The company also honored four outstanding individuals for their efforts to fight hunger in their local communities. The company donated approximately 35,000 pounds of protein to each Hunger All Star's food bank.


Since 2000, Tyson has donated approximately 71 million pounds of protein for hunger relief.