2018 Sustainability Report

Community

The Tyson Foods Meals that Matter® Disaster Relief team deploys to Lumberton, NC, in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

OUR COMMITMENT

Support the communities we serve where help is needed most.

OUR GOAL

Pledge $50 Million in cash or in-kind donations to fight hunger by 2020.

2018 KEY ACHIEVEMENTS 

  • Conducted community social baseline assessments in more than 20 communities to better understand the risks and impacts of our business in the communities where our team members live and work
  • Addressed food insecurity in the communities where we operate through strategic grants, product donations and partnerships, including providing $1.2 million to 18 Feeding America food banks in 15 states. 
  • Invested $600K in grants to health care institutions to help team members have better access and understanding of health care.
  • Expanded Upward Academy, our team member education program, to a total of 33 Tyson facilities in six states.

FISCAL 2018 BY-THE-NUMBERS

social investment icon $25,249,803
Total Social Investment
awards icon 130
Total Number of Grants Awarded
grants icon 51.6 K
Average Grant Awarded
food bowl icon 2,068,970
Meals that Matter® Servings*
helping hands icon 46,065,388
Hunger-Relief Servings (Product Donations)
food bowl icon 3,079,410
Non-Hunger Relief Servings (Product Donations)

Total Charitable Donations
by Focus Area

chart_charitable_donations
  • Product Donations ($14,901,534)
  • Social Investment Grants: ($6,711,678)
  • Employee Emergency Assistance: ($2,165,591)
  • Upward Academy: ($525,000)
  • Disaster Relief: ($500,000)
  • Sponsorships: ($446,000)

FOOTNOTES AND REFERENCES

* Includes 868,970 servings to Hurricane Florence victims and 1,200,000 to Hurricane Michael victims.