40,000 Pounds of Food Donated to South Plains Food Bank
Smithfield Foods and United Supermarkets will donate more than 40,000 pounds of protein to South Plains Food Bank in Lubbock as part of Smithfield’s Helping Hungry Homes® initiative.
This considerable donation provides more than 160,000 servings of protein, a staple of a well-balanced meal, to people across the South Plains.
A brief press conference to help raise awareness of hunger will take place on Tuesday, August 29th at 10:30am at the South Plains Food Bank located at 5605 MLK Boulevard.
Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield Foods’ initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure.
This donation is a part of the initiative’s annual nationwide tour, which will provide significant protein donations to nearly 60 food banks across the country this year.
Since 2011, Helping Hungry Homes® has provided more than 65 million servings of protein to food banks across America.
For more information about Helping Hungry Homes® and a list of upcoming donation events, visit helpinghungryhomes.com.