Posts under Tag: Hunger All-Stars
The Youngest Tyson Hunger All-Star Yet

Learn about one of the most unlikely people, in the most unlikely of places doing tremendous work. Read more…

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Erma Smith, Hunger All-Star of the Month

    Erma Smith Erma Smith is more than a tireless advocate for the hungry.  She’s also an inspiration and a role model in her determination to feed her neighbors. For 25 years, she has been active in fighting hunger, making her a natural to be named our newest Tyson Foods Hunger All-Star of the Month. Erma began as a […]

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Sarah Owen: Hunger All-Star

    The day in the life of a common businessperson consists of attending meetings, number crunching and ever-looming deadlines. For Sarah Owen, her day centers around hungry children, homeless families, disabled elderly and working relentlessly to solve the escalating problem of hunger in Southwestern Florida. Sarah’s day doesn’t end at 5 p.m., she continually seeks to help others, even […]

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Hunger All-Stars. Know One?

    Tony and Dolly Ellis Tyson started working in hunger relief in 2000.  We were pretty proud of ourselves when we first got into fight against hunger.  After all, we were donating several million pounds of much-needed protein a year to hunger relief.   But it didn’t take long for us to get humbled.  First off, our donations, as large […]

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The Humblers

By Ed Nicholson     Ernie Conduff–Hunger All-Star Nine years ago, when we started doing this hunger relief stuff at Tyson, we thought we were doing the world a lot of good by donating 3-4 million pounds of food a year. We were humbled very quickly by a couple of things made clear to us: First, 3-4 million pounds (these […]

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Ethel Shepherd, Hunger All-Star of the Month

By Ed Nicholson     Ethel Shepherd Ethel Shepherd is the Tyson Hunger All-Star of the Month for October. You can read Ethel’s inspiring story here, but in brief, for the past 25 years, she has been collecting and distributing food for those at risk of hunger in her home town of Mountain Grove, Missouri.  In the past nine years, […]

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Ann Bumgardner–Hunger All-Star of the Month

Each week, more than 3,000 hungry residents in Raleigh receive a meal that includes fresh and nutritious foods because of the passion and tenacity that Ann Bumgardner brings to the fight against hunger. Today Tyson Foods recognized the impact that Ann’s volunteer work has made in the lives of families in North Carolina and selected her as the next Tyson […]

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Bill and Bob Boyer Selected as Hunger All-Stars of the Month

LIMA, Ohio, June 17, 2008 – Bob and Bill Boyer dedicate themselves each week to helping the hungry in Lima. Today Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) recognized the difference that Bob and Bill’s volunteer work has made in the lives of families in Ohio and selected the Boyers as the next Hunger All-Stars, an honor that comes with a donation of […]

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Ruth Wade–Hunger All-Star Extraordinaire

Libby Lawson, Tyson VP media and community relations; Ruth Wade, Hunger All-Star; Lynn Brantley, president and CEO, Capital Area Food Bank Ruth Wade has made helping people in her community a life’s work. Her community involvement began in the 1950s when she taught people in need how to cook surplus food. Today Tyson Foods recognized the difference that Ruth’s volunteer […]

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Dan McClosky, Hunger All-Star, Earns a Truckload of Food for Alameda

l to r: Justin Clark, representing Tyson Foods/Acosta; Dan McClosky; Suzan Bateson, Executive Director of the Alameda County Community Food Bank. For more than nine years, Oakland resident Dan McClosky has worked tirelessly to help feed the hungry in the Bay area, raising money and collecting food through local synagogues for the annual Holiday Dinner Drive. To date, he has […]

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Oklahoma 13-Year-Old Recognized as Tyson Foods’ First “Hunger All-Star”

OKLAHOMA CITY – Dec. 20, 2007 –   Two years have passed since Jonathan Crider first heard the public service announcement saying kids his age living nearby were going hungry.  Now at age 13, he has rallied his hometown community of Lawton to raise more than $20,000 for Food 4 Kids to help feed more than 100 children in Lawton public […]

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