NEWS | GOYA GIVES 1 MILLION CANS OF CHICKPEAS AND 1 MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD
WORKING FOR OUR COUNTRY GOYA GIVES 1 MILLION CANS OF CHICKPEAS AND 1 MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD TO FOOD BANKS IN THE UNITED STATES AS PART OF THE HISPANIC PROSPERITY INITIATIVE
As part of the Hispanic Prosperity Initiative, an executive order implemented to improve Hispanic American’s access to educational and economic opportunities, Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in The United States and an iconic institution in the Hispanic community, announced the donation of one million cans of American-grown chickpeas and one million pounds of products to food banks across the nation who are in desperate need of food for families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I am honored to be a part of the Hispanic Prosperity Initiative and to support and celebrate the contributions of the Hispanic community. We are committed to our country and the need to give back because it is the right thing to do,” said Bob Unanue, President of Goya Foods. “Our country faces a time of historic challenge but we will meet that challenge together and continue to work towards greatness, focus on a strong recovery, and hold onto the hope for a healthier future for all.”
Through the company’s Goya Gives program and since the company’s humble beginnings, Goya has a long history and tradition of supporting communities in times of disaster. Goya has always supported health, nutrition, and educational initiatives as well as donated millions of pounds of food to food banks, organizations, schools, hospitals, and healthcare providers worldwide.
To learn more about Goya Gives, please visit: www.goya.com