The company is contributing over $28,000 to help the schools and families in six of its plant communities, with plans to help its other plant communities in the future.
Organization collaborates with local food banks in 16 communities to provide pork certificates to those in need.
Smithfield’s Operation 4000! hiring initiative is aimed at employing 4,000 veterans or 10% of the company’s U.S. workforce.
The program supports projects with key non-profit partners that align with the company’s three charitable giving focus areas: hunger relief, education and veterans.
Smithfield's donation will sponsor the fifth-ever flight for the Midwest Honor Flight organization for veterans located in Iowa, South Dakota and Minnesota.