Tyson Foods donates nearly 160,000 meals for Siouxland hunger relief


Earl Horlyk, Sioux City Journal (IA)

Jul 28, 2020


SOUTH SIOUX CITY -- The Food Bank of Siouxland, Tyson Foods and the Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA announced Tuesday the donation of more than 40,000 pounds of protein to help feel people in need.


The protein donation is being made in celebration of the company celebrating the 60th anniversary of the founding of IBP in 1960, and representing nearly 160,000 meals.


Assorted packages of protein will be available in the parking lot of the Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA, beginning at 6:30 a.m. Thursday. No appointments are needed.


"We are proud to support the Food Bank of Siouxland with this contribution," Tyson Fresh Meats group president Steve Stouffer said. "Tyson Fresh Meats was originally founded in 1960 as Iowa Beef Packers, Inc. and we are proud to honor our hallmark brand's legacy by championing hunger relief efforts to agencies and helping bring food to those in need."


"With the continued impact of COVID-19 in our community, we feel extremely honored...