Pilgrim’s has announced its plans to invest $685,000 in the community as a part of what it calls the Hometown Strong Initiative.

“We are grateful to partner with our community and support initiatives that will provide benefits for our team members and our neighbors,” said Christian Dempsey, Pilgrim’s Lufkin complex manager. “The well-being of Lufkin is very important to us and essential to the success of our business.”

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