Walmart, Bimbo Bakeries USA and Tyson Foods Partner with Feeding America® to Give Back to local communities Organizations Teamed Up to Donate 15,000 Pounds of Food to the Southeast Texas Food Bank
(August 13, 2019) – For the third year in a row, Walmart, Bimbo Bakeries USA and Tyson Foods have joined forces to help end hunger across the United States.
Today, the three companies donated 15,000 pounds of food – equating to 13,750 meals – to the Southeast Texas Food Bank through a partnership with Feeding America. Representatives from each of the organizations visited the Southeast Texas Food Bank today to deliver the food and tour the facility. As part of this partnership, Walmart, Bimbo Bakeries USA and Tyson Foods donated 5,000 pounds of bread and 10,000 pounds of chicken that will be given to individuals and families over the coming weeks.
“We cannot begin to describe the impact this donation will have for those who struggle with hunger in southeast Texas,” said Daniel Maher, Executive Director of the Southeast Texas Food Bank. “Each year, we see more and more citizens, just like you and me, who need extra help to make ends meet. Donations like this help us on our mission to ensure no one goes hungry.”
The Southeast Texas Food Bank works to fight hunger in Jefferson, Orange, Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Polk, Sabine and Tyler Counties. It partners with approximately 130 nonprofit agencies within these counties to provide meals for about 12,000 households each month.
Through its partnerships and individual donations, Feeding America – the largest domestic hunger relief organization in the United States – provides food to millions of Americans through a network of 200 member food banks and 60,000 partner agencies.
About Bimbo Bakeries USA Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) is a leader in the baking industry, known for its category leading brands, innovative products, freshness and quality. Our team of 20,000 U.S. associates operates more than 50 manufacturing locations in the United States. Over 11,000 distribution routes deliver our leading brands such as Arnold®, Artesano®, Ball Park®, Bimbo®, Boboli®, Brownberry®, Entenmann's®, eureka!®, Little Bites®, Marinela®, Oroweat®, Sara Lee®, Stroehmann®, and Thomas'®. BBU is owned by Mexico's Grupo