In conjunction with the Albertsons Boise Open, Tyson Foods, Inc. and Albertsons donated a truckload of product to The Idaho Foodbank. The food went directly to helping Idahoans who are food-insecure.
Representatives from Tyson Foods, Inc., Albertsons and The Idaho Foodbank were on site at a Boise Albertsons location to celebrate the gift with athletes who were competing in the Albertsons Boise Open. I Idaho, there are more than 230,000 Idahoans, including more than 76,000 children, who are food-insecure. Last year, The Idaho Foodbank distributed more than 18.7 million pounds of food, the equivalent of 15.5 million meals.
Since 2000, Tyson Foods has donated more than 100 million pounds of protein – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtpYwfRjLdc In 2015, Tyson Foods pledged $50 million in cash or in-kind donations over the next five years in the fight against hunger, with a special focus on innovative initiatives. Learn how Jessica McClard is fighting hunger in her community – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEZkiikUsB0 For more information, visit http://www.tysonhungerrelief.com