Nov 22, 2021 6:49 PM

Triumph Foods donates 40K pounds of meat to 2nd Harvest

Posted Nov 22, 2021 6:49 PM
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Triumph Foods has donated 40,000 pounds of meat to Second Harvest Community Food Bank to distribute among its 100 food pantries.

Triumph Foods states in a news release the St. Joseph company has donated pork ribs, loins, hams, tenderloins, and other cuts of meat; enough to provide more than 33,334 meals in 19 counties across Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kanas served by Second Harvest. It is estimated 57,000 individuals in this area go without at least one meal a day.

“It’s has been a difficult couple of years for many families in our region. We have seen an increase the number of people who are have food insecurities,” Executive Director Chad Higdon of Second Harvest said in a written statement released by Triumph Foods. “Triumph Foods continues to be a tremendous partner in the fight against hunger. We are honored to receive such a vast quantity of high-quality protein to help provide for struggling families in our region.”