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·         Hormel Foods Named a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Company

·         Safeway, Hormel Foods deliver hams and more to Marian House



Hormel Foods Named a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Company

Hormel Foods was recognized with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon award by the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs.


Source: Hormel Foods

via WEBWIRE – December 5, 2017


This award recognizes the company for its long tradition of supporting American troops, both in peacetime and war.


During the ceremony, Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith; Major General Jon Jensen, Adjutant General Minnesota National Guard; and Hormel Foods Senior Vice President and CFO Jim Sheehan spoke about the company’s legacy of support and plans for the future.


Minnesota’s Beyond the Yellow Ribbon recognition program synchronizes community, county and company resources in support of service members, veterans and military families. Yellow Ribbon Companies actively recruit, hire and retain currently serving and veteran employees, develop support policies and resources for military-connected employees, and partner with other organizations to synchronize efforts within local communities.


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Safeway, Hormel Foods deliver hams and more to Marian House


By: Alexa Mae Asperin, Fox 21 News (CO)

Dec 05, 2017


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Safeway and Hormel Foods delivered 233 hams, along with 1,152 sides of homestyle gravy and 2,376 sides of mashed potatoes to families at the Marian House on Tuesday, Dec. 5.


The donation, part of the Hormel Hams for Hunger program, involves a partnership between Hormel Foods and grocery retailers to provide needed protein for hunger-relief organizations.


The delivery complements the 1,800 turkey breasts that were delivered before Thanksgiving as well as an upcoming delivery later in December for Christmas. Most of those turkeys were given to families in need, but an additional 800 turkeys were delivered for other food needs.


The hams are a donation thanks to Hormel Foods and Safeway, and the potatoes and gravy were donated from the Safeway Turkey and Santa Buck promotion.


Officials say the value of the hams, turkeys, and sides delivered is worth...