The Smithfield Foundation

Smithfield Foods Highlights Charitable Grant Program Recipients, Recaps Year of Philanthropic Efforts Totaling Nearly $29 Million in 2018 Sustainability Report

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SMITHFIELD, Va., June 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients of the Smithfield Foundation’s inaugural charitable grant program, which was launched in 2018 to continue to bolster the company’s charitable giving efforts. The Smithfield Foundation is a nonprofit organization and philanthropic arm of the company.

Smithfield Foods Contributes $250,000 to Richmond Afterschool Youth Learning Program

Contribution will support high-quality supplemental education through NextUp RVA
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SMITHFIELD, Va., May 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., has donated $250,000 to NextUp RVA, an afterschool system for middle school students in Richmond, Virginia which serves to support academic and social development in students through hands-on learning activities.

Smithfield Foods Makes Sizable Donation to Support STEAM Education in Rural Communities

Company’s contribution will create FUSE Studios at 20 schools across Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina, and South Dakota
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SMITHFIELD, Va., April 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a $350,000 donation to FUSE Studios, a high-quality and results-driven educational program piloted through Northwestern University that aims to transform science, technology

Smithfield Foods Supports North Carolina State University Veteran Program

Contribution of $200,000 will expand the University’s Soldier to Agriculture Program
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FAYETTEVILLE, NC., March 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a $200,000 donation to North Carolina State University’s Soldier to Agriculture Program (STAP), an agricultural institute that provides in-depth career introductions an

Smithfield Foods Donates $25,000 to Expand Environmental Sustainability Research

Smithfield Foods continues partnership with the University of Minnesota’s NorthStar Initiative to facilitate ongoing supply chain sustainability research
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Smithfield Foods and the Global Good Fund Announce Custom Leadership Development Program for Veteran Entrepreneurs

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COLUMBIA, Md., April 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., and The Global Good Fund, are pleased to announce their partnership to launch the Veterans Leadership Program.

Smithfield Foods Donates $75,000 to Support After-School Programs in Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va., March 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a $75,000 donation to NextUp RVA to support the organization and its mission to provide Richmond middle school students with opportunities that promote continued learning beyond the school day.

Smithfield Foundation board member Dennis H. Treacy presented the donation to NextUp staff, volunteers, students, and their families at the NextUp Henderson Showcase at Henderson Middle School yesterday evening.

Smithfield Foods Donation Helps Fund the Development of Life-Saving Technology

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RICHMOND, Va., March 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a $75,000 challenge grant to the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to fund a proof of concept phase for UNOS’ Timely Donor Referralsm technology pilot. Smithfield will match dollar-for-dollar all donations made to UNOS for the program, up to $75,000.

Smithfield Foods Donation Brings New Indoor Archery Facility to Victory Junction

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RANDLEMAN, N.C., March 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce its gift of $500,000 to Victory Junction, a children’s camp committed to enriching the lives of children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses by providing life-changing camp experiences. Smithfield’s donation will fund the camp’s new indoor archery range.  

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