In 2020, JBS USA, Canada and Pilgrim’s U.S. launched Hometown Strong, a $70 million initiative to bring strength and stability to the communities where we live and work. Our facility management teams have been working with local leaders and organizations to determine how the funds can best help meet immediate and longer-term community needs.
“Hometown Strong is our way of showing our ongoing commitment and support to the communities where our team members live and work,” said Andre Nogueira, JBS USA CEO.
Projects include donating books and computers to underserved children, constructing warehouses for food pantries, funding high school agriculture programs, as well as developing land for playgrounds, community gardens and team member housing.
To date, Hometown Strong has invested in over 150 projects across the following categories, with more projects to come: