Tyson Foods, Inc. donating truckload of chicken to McDonald’s Cans for Coffee food drive for OFH
WHO: The Food Bank will receive a large protein donation during the sixth annual McDonald’s Cans for Coffee food drive. Ozarks Food Harvest is the only food bank in southwest Missouri, distributing more than 800,000 meals monthly to more than 200 nonprofit agencies.
WHAT: Tyson Foods, Inc. will donate 40,000 pounds of chicken to Ozarks Food Harvest in the name of the sixth annual McDonald’s Cans for Coffee food drive at 63 restaurants in 41 Ozarks communities.
WHEN: Monday, Oct. 28 at 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Ozarks Food Harvest–The Food Bank, 2810 N. Cedarbrook Ave., Springfield, Mo.
WHY: This donation is in support of the McDonald’s Cans for Coffee food drive for Ozarks Food Harvest. The drive encourages community members to donate a nonperishable food item at a participating McDonald’s of the Ozarks location, and in exchange, donors receive one free small hot McCafé® drink of their choice through Nov. 10.
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About Ozarks Food Harvest—The Food Bank
Ozarks Food Harvest is the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri, serving more than 200 organizations across 28 Ozarks counties. The Food Bank distributes 10 million meals annually to 170,000 unduplicated individuals. OFH celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2013. Learn more at ozarksfoodharvest.org, facebook.com/ozarksfoodharvest or twitter.com/ozksfoodharvest.
About Tyson Foods, Inc.
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), founded in 1935 with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is one of the world’s largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork, the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500 and a member of the S&P 500. The company produces a wide variety of protein-based and prepared food products and is the recognized market leader in the retail and food service markets it serves. Tyson provides products and services to customers throughout the United States and more than 139 countries. The company has approximately 115,000 Team Members employed at more than 400 facilities and offices in the United States and around the world. Through its Core Values, Code of Conduct and Team Member Bill of Rights, Tyson strives to operate with integrity and trust and is committed to creating value for its shareholders, customers and Team Members. The company also strives to be faith-friendly, provide a safe work environment and serve as stewards of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it. To find out more about the Tyson Foods commitment to hunger relief, go to tysonhungerrelief.com.
McDonald’s USA, LLC, is the leading foodservice provider in the United States serving a variety of wholesome food made from quality ingredients to more than 26 million customers every day. Nearly 90 percent of McDonald’s 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by local business men and women. Customers can now log online for free at any of the 12,000 participating Wi-Fi enabled McDonald’s U.S. restaurants. For more information, visit mcdonalds.com, or follow on Twitter (@McD_Ozarks) and Facebook (Facebook.com/McDonalds) for updates on business, promotions and products.