10,000 pounds of food going to local programs for the needy
To help keep the shelves of food banks filled, Tyson Foods, Inc. is donating a total of 32,000 pounds of protein - 10,000 pounds of the food will stay in Buena Vista County and will go to the Upper Des Moines Opportunity in Storm Lake and the Lord's Cupboard in Alta. The remaining food will go to the Food Bank of Iowa. There was an annoucement ceremony at Tyson Foods Tuesday, in which Alta and Storm Lake city officials, food bank representatives and Tyson team members took part. Since 2000, Tyson Foods has donated more than 51 million pounds of food to hunger relief organizations.