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Smithfield Foods Donates $100,000 and 40,000 Pounds of Protein to DC Central Kitchen

Company partners with celebrity chefs to fight hunger across nation’s capital
Press Release

WASHINGTON, October 17, 2019/3BL Media/ – Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and DC Central Kitchen, a nonprofit social enterprise that combats hunger and poverty through job training and job creation, joined together with local culinary experts to bring awareness to the issue of food insecurity across the nation’s capital.

Smithfield Foods Donates $150,000 to Rose Hill, North Carolina Fire Department for New Ladder Truck

Smithfield’s contribution supports the volunteer fire department’s life-saving efforts
Press Release

ROSE HILL, N.C., October 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Smithfield Foods, Inc., and the Rose Hill Fire Department today unveiled a new 100-foot ladder truck during a ceremony held in the Rose Hill town square.

Smithfield Moves to a More Sustainable Supply Chain, Starting with Animal Feed

Words by the TriplePundit Team
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This article series is sponsored by Smithfield Foods and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. 

American Manufacturing Is Missing Something: Half A Million Women

By Keira Lombardo | Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Compliance at Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Blog

National Manufacturing Day is Friday, Oct. 4, a day to celebrate the industry and inspire the next generation of manufacturers.

Nearly 80% of American manufacturers can’t find the skilled workers they need—part of this gap could be addressed with women. Women make up nearly half of the U.S. workforce, but hold less than a third of the manufacturing jobs.¹ The logical solution is right in front of us—bring more women into manufacturing.

Smithfield Foods Supports Local Workforce Development Initiatives with $250,000 Contribution to Sioux Falls, South Dakota’s Southeast Technical Institute

Press Release

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., October 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced a $250,000 contribution to support Southeast Technical Institute (Southeast Tech) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota during the annual South Dakota Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook Seminar with Gov.

This GHG Measurement Model Could Be a Game-Changer for the Agriculture Industry

Words by Tina Casey
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This article series is sponsored by Smithfield Foods and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. 

There is a good reason why Smithfield Foods was the first major protein company to measure its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The protein supply chain is front-loaded with GHGs long before livestock arrives at the processing facility. A lack of uniformity among suppliers adds another layer of complexity to the already daunting task of tracking emissions.

Smithfield Foods Employees Collect More Than 130,000 Pounds of Food to Support Feeding America® During Hunger Action Month®

Press Release

SMITHFIELD, Va., October 2, 2019 – Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that its employees across the company’s domestic operations collected more than 130,000 pounds of food in support of Hunger Action Month®, the Feeding America® nationwide network of food banks’ awareness campaign, which is designed to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of the fact that 37 million Americans, including more than 11 million children, are

Smithfield Foods Sponsors Financial Aid Advisors in Isle of Wight County, Virginia Through GRASP

Company’s $30,000 contribution provides financial aid support services to local students
Press Release

SMITHFIELD, Va., September 30, 2019 — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a partnership with GRASP (Great Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.) to support financial aid advising services at Smithfield and Windsor High Schools in Isle of Wight County, Virginia for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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