The League of United Latin American Citizen and Tyson Foods, Inc., have partnered up to donate more than 30,000 pounds of protein to the Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin food bank. "Donations of poultry and other high protein foods are especially valuable as they allow us to provide our member agencies with more healthy, nutritious options," said Bonnie Bellehumeur, president of Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. "Every year, our agencies are seeing an increase in need. This significant donation will help local agencies feed our many hungry neighbors."
The two organization’s announced the donation as part of their 1 million pound, three-year commitment to fight hunger.
"With the current economy, many families throughout the region are turning to local food pantries and soup kitchens for help," said Darryl Morin, LULAC Wisconsin State Director. "LULAC is committed to helping our families in Wisconsin, and through our partnership with Tyson, we are honored to be able to address the hunger issues caused by these hardships."