The Austin (Minn.) Plant, the local manufacturing facility owned by Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), announced today that it has donated $10,000 to Hot Meals on Wheels to help fight hunger in the community as part of the company’s Hunger Action Month efforts. The Austin Plant has donated funds to this organization since 2012.
This is the 11th consecutive year Hormel Foods has given funds to its locations to share with nonprofits in their respective communities to fight hunger. In 2020, Hormel Foods donated $350,000 to 40 local hunger-relief organizations, bringing the program’s total contribution to local hunger-relief efforts to more than $2 million thus far. Through this program as well as COVID-19 donations, disaster-relief efforts and other donations, Hormel Foods contributed $6.4 million in cash and product donations to help address hunger in 2020.
Additional information about the company’s hunger-relief efforts is available in the Hormel Foods Corporate Responsibility Report.