Smithfield Foods’ Senior Director of Hunger Relief, Dennis Pittman, Honored with “Innovation in Action” Award

Apr 24, 2018 3:25 PM ET
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Dennis Pittman, who serves as Smithfield Foods’ senior director of hunger relief, last week received the Frank Timberlake “Innovation in Action” Award from the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, a Feeding America Food Bank based in Charlotte, N.C.

Each year, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina hosts an awards luncheon for partners in the community who have gone above and beyond to support their mission to end hunger in the 19 counties they serve throughout North Carolina and South Carolina. Dennis has been recognized for his leadership of Smithfield’s Helping Hungry Homes® initiative and his years of work to support the fight against hunger.

Smithfield Foods is proud to have provided more than 100 million servings of protein to food banks, disaster relief efforts, and community outreach programs across the country since the inception of its Helping Hungry Homes® initiative in 2008.