JBS Donates $1 Million to Australian Volunteer Trust

JBS Australia

JBS Australia is proud to donate to the Australian Volunteer Trust, which is a permanent fund to support the children of volunteers who have died fighting the 2020 fires and any future major disasters. The Trust supports these firefighters’ families by helping fund their children’s education. The impact of the fires has devastated communities across…

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JBS Marshalltown Helps Team Members, Community After Derecho Storm

Marshalltown, IA, Facility

The JBS USA Pork team in Marshalltown, Iowa, with the support of the entire pork business unit, went above and beyond to help fellow team members and the community impacted by a derecho storm that hit the city in August. Though the facility did not suffer major damages, many team members’ houses, and those of…

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Grass Run Farms Helps Feed 100 San Diego Frontline Workers

JBS US

Grass Run Farms partnered with Burger Lounge and Frontline Foods San Diego to feed 100 local hospital workers in April. Hospital workers at Rady’s Children’s Hospital in Encinitas and the UC San Diego Health received a 100% grass-fed burger and sides as a “thank you” for their hard work. “Supporting local communities within our supply chain…

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JBS Gives Back with More than 14,000 Lbs. of Ground Beef, 100 Rib Eyes, $15,000 in Donations

Green Bay, WI, Facility

As an essential business, the JBS team in Green Bay, Wis., saw the importance of feeding the world and wanted to support their community. Each day during Giving Week, the plant made donations throughout Green Bay, focusing on organizations that serve the needs of those less fortunate. Throughout the week, donations gradually increased in magnitude.…

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JBS Donates $10,000 to the Nashville Food Project as Burger and Beats Contest Comes to a Close

JBS US

JBS USA partnered with Beefitarian™, a campaign celebrating beef and uniting beef lovers, for the Burgers and Beats challenge. With the help of the Nashville community’s votes, $10,000 was donated to The Nashville Food Project on behalf of JBS USA. During the Burgers and Beats contest, eight Nashville influencers created unique burger recipes inspired by…

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Pilot Plant Food Donations

JBS USA Corporate Headquarters

Over the past couple of years, we have made a conscious effort to reduce waste from our R&D pilot plant, located on-site at our corporate headquarters. Instead of sending product to landfill, we have started making donations to the Weld County Food Bank. In 2019, we donated 16,986 pounds of food.

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Storm Support

Plumrose USA

In Oct. 2019, a substantial wind storm hit the Booneville, MS, area and took out the power of more than 3,000 people, including the county schools. This posed a major challenge for the schools, as they had already purchased food through Thanksgiving and were storing it in their coolers. After 12 hours without power, it…

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Tomorrow Fund

Pilgrim's

In 2019, Pilgrim’s launched the Tomorrow Fund, a scholarship program to support the collegiate scholastic pursuits of our team members and their direct dependents. In line with the Pilgrim’s Vision, we established the Tomorrow Fund to help our team members achieve their dreams and create a better future for themselves and their families through education.…

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Foodbank and CEO Cookoff

JBS Australia

In Australia, Primo Foods supports Foodbank, an initiative aimed at serving people living with food insecurity, by donating products valued at approximately AUD$390,000. The company also collaborated in the CEO CookOff, another project geared toward vulnerable communities, to provide food to six million people through donations of cash and products. At an event to commemorate…

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Tree Planting with Local Elementary Schools

Broadway, VA, Poultry Complex

In line with our vision, Pilgrim’s sponsored a tree planting and education program its Rockingham County facilities and three area elementary schools: John C. Myers, Plains, and Lacey Springs. Pilgrim’s team members secured trees and dug the holes, and then students actually helped plant the trees. After assessing the company’s properties, Pilgrim’s decided to plant…

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