Tyson Foods volunteer employees have served 64,000 Meals That Matter® meals to residents and relief workers in Moore, Oklahoma, immediately following the devastating tornado of last week and continue to work alongside the American Red Cross, the National Guard, and others who are helping to rebuild Oklahoma. On Wednesday, the team had already served about 6,000 meals before storms once […]
Tyson Team Member Jason Betts (pictured at left) is a nurse manager at the Tyson Foods plant in Noel, Missouri. He is volunteering in our disaster relief efforts in Moore, Oklahoma. Jason said it means a lot to him to be working in the Meals That Matter program because Tyson actually fed him when he was displaced in the Joplin […]
Tyson Foods disaster relief team has set up camp and is serving food this morning in Moore, Oklahoma, immediately following this week’s devastating tornado. We’re here to support and feed local residents, emergency crews and volunteers helping with the recovery efforts. UPDATE – evening 5/22/2013: Over 5,000 meals served today! UPDATE – afternoon 5/22/2013: This afternoon we took some additional […]
This is Olga. Olga lost everything in Superstorm Sandy on Staten Island. Everything. Her house washed out to sea. Yet for the past nine days, Olga has been coming to the Tyson Meals That Matter trailer and volunteering long hours to help the team make meals for storm victims and relief volunteers. If you ever think you’re having a […]
Today President Obama dropped in (literally—his helicopter landed there) on the Staten Island Miller Field disaster relief complex. Tyson teams from our Grannis, Arkansas/Broken Bow, Oklahoma, complex, and the New Holland, Pennsylvania, transportation group were there preparing meals. Even though the POTUS didn’t take advantage of a chicken sandwich, several Secret Service folks did, once they fully confirmed our guys […]
The Tyson Meals That Matter Disaster Relief Team has been working to prepare and serve meals since November 3, at sites in Bayonne, NJ, and Staten Island, NY. To date, 35 Tyson Team Members, from six different states have been joined by local volunteers, law enforcement, and military personnel in serving more than 40,000 meals.
It’s been a rough spring. Tornadoes. Flooding. More tornadoes. Our friends in the non-profit world who respond to disasters have their hands full. I’ve spent much of this week in Joplin, arriving there at about noon on Monday with cooking teams from several nearby Tyson locations. There’s little hyperbole in the media reports. It’s as much concentrated destruction as I’ve […]
ROCHESTER, Minn., August 27, 2007–Tyson Foods, Inc. lent a hand by helping feed thousands of Minnesotans recently affected by severe weather. The company delivered a truckload of protein products today to feed people whose homes were lost or heavily damaged by devastating floods. The donation was delivered to Channel One Food Bank in Rochester this morning. “We believe in helping […]