Food Bank Wins $25K from ConAgra
EL PASOANS FIGHTING HUNGER FOOD BANK WINS CONAGRA FOODS FOUNDATION NOURISH OUR COMMUNITY GRANT
El Pasoans Fighting Hunger is one of 18 winners nationwide of the 2013 ConAgra Foods Foundation Nourish Our Community Grants. The ConAgra foods Foundation awards these grants annually to nonprofit organizations that provide exceptional service to communities where ConAgra Foods employees live and work.
EL PASOANS FIGHTING HUNGER has been awarded a $25,000 grant. Funds will be used for STRUCTURE FOR SUCCESS PROGRAM. The organization was nominated for the award by CONAGRA FOODS, which employs 275 people at 11B Leigh Fisher, El Paso, TX.
ConAgra Foods employees are central to the Nourish our Community Grants program. Employees across the company nominate nonprofit organizations making an impact in their communities, and a cross-functional employee committee reviews and selects the grant recipients. Awards in 2013 totaled $284,000.
EL PASOANS FIGHTING HUNGER is an important organization in this community. It provides much needed support to different programs in town. “I know they work diligently to raise money for their projects, and they deserve this grant from ConAgra Foods,” said Ralph Downing, ConAgra Plant Manager from El Paso, TX.