Lift Up America, Chiefs and Tyson Foods, Inc. Provide Protein to Help the Hungry in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dec. 7, 2007 – Hungry people in Kansas City will get some help from Lift Up America, the Kansas City Chiefs and Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) thanks to a donation from Tyson Foods at an event on Dec. 11. Chiefs players will help unload a truck containing more than 30,000 pounds of protein products to be distributed to area hunger relief agencies at an event at Kansas Chiefs Stadium at One Arrowhead Drive.  The distribution event will follow a regularly scheduled briefing by Coach Herm Edwards.
            “Our partnership and team spirit between these great organizations has a tremendous impact,” said Dave Hannah, CEO of Lift Up America. “It is truly inspirational to see so many entities coming together with such a noble goal in mind.”
  “We’re honored to join forces with such caring organizations to help the people of the Kansas City area,” said John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods. “We hope our contribution inspires others to participate in the fight against hunger.”
 Kris Wilson, Jeff Webb, Jimmy Wilkerson, Dimitri Patterson and Tre Stallings will distribute the protein to approximately 30 hunger relief agencies.