Pemmican Donates More Than $50,000 in Beef Jerky

April 1 beef jerky promotion aids Safari Club International Foundation’s Sportsmen Against Hunger program.

Marfood USA Inc. has donated more than $50,000 in Pemmican Beef Jerky to Safari Club International Foundation’s Sportsmen Against Hunger Program.

Pemmican Beef Jerky Donation

From left: Nakia Watkins, Marfood USA Marketing Manager; John Gornyecz, SCIF Detroit Chapter; Jim Leonard, SCIF Lansing Area Chapter and National Humanitarian Services Committee; Janet Leonard, SCIF Lansing Area Chapter and National Humanitarian Committee; Tom Pardo, SCIF Detroit Chapter; Kevin Mulkeran, SCIF President SE Michigan Bowhunters Chapter and Richard Coy, Pemmican Sales Director with $50,000 in donated Pemmican Beef Jerky.

On April 1, Pemmican Beef Jerky gave away one free bag of beef jerky every 20.11 seconds to kick off its new Pemmican Trail Campaign. For every free bag won by consumers during the April 1 giveaway, Marfood USA donated two bags of Pemmican Beef Jerky to Safari Club International Foundation’s Sportsmen Against Hunger program.

Marfood USA Marketing Manager Nakia Watkins said she is proud her company is able to deliver on a promi

se that will help those in need. “The Pemmican Trail is all about each individual’s efforts to Make Things Better,” Watkins said. “We like the fact that we’ve turned April Fool’s Day into a day to show we mean business about making things better and helping those in need.”

Joseph Hosmer, president of Safari Club International Foundation, noted that his organization is grateful Marfood USA sought out its Sportsmen Against Hunger Program to be the recipient of this plentiful contribution. “We truly appreciate this thoughtful and generous donation of beef jerky,” Hosmer said. “Protein is very difficult and expensive to find during tough economic times so this donation will go a long way to provide sustenance for many families.”

Since Safari Club International Foundation started the Sportsmen Against Hunger program in 1989, tens of million

s of meals have been served at local soup kitchens, food banks, or other charitable organizations. This and similar Safari Club International Foundation programs are active in all 50 states of the U.S., in parts of Canada, and in several other countries around the world. For more information about Safari Club International Foundation and Sportsmen Against Hunger, visit www.safariclubfoundation.org.

Pemmican Brand is owned by Marfood USA, a subsidiary of Marfrig Group, which is one of the largest suppliers of protein in the world with over 150 production facilities globally, nearly 88,000 employees and annual sales exceeding 16.5 Billion.

“The Marfood USA Mission is to represent the values of the company and grow Marfrig Group presence in North America,” Watkins said. “We will deliver quality products for shoppers, and smart initiatives to pull that quality off the shelf. We are Marfood USA. We Mean Business.”

 

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