Essity to Help Feed 12,000 People Across the U.S.A. Over the Thanksgiving Holiday
The company will be making meal donations on behalf of its employees
Essity will help feed 12,000 people across the country this Thanksgiving. The company will be making meal donations on behalf of its employees.
“When we think of the holidays, we think of Care,” stated the company. As part of its commitment to caring for local communities, this Thanksgiving, Essity North America is again donating Thanksgiving meals to people in need within each region of its North American operations.
“It’s important to ensure that people in the areas where we live and work get the essentials they need, especially during the holiday season,” the company commented. To help, Essity is donating Thanksgiving dinners – for a total of over 12,000 donated meals – on behalf of North America employees to local charities in each community where it operates.
Essity is partnering with the following charitable organizations, which will be distributing holiday meals to families in their local regions during Thanksgiving week:
- Philadelphia, PA: Operation Turkey
- Barton, AL: First Baptist Cherokee Compassion Outreach
- Harrodsburg-Danville, KY: Mercer County Schools
- Neenah-Menasha, WI: Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
- Middletown, OH: Hope House Mission
- South Glens Falls-Greenwich, NY: Open Door Mission of Glens Falls
- Bowling Green, KY: First Christian Church
- Charlotte, NC: Charlotte Rescue Mission
- Hidalgo, TX: Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley
- Kent, WA: Bread of Life Mission
- Tulsa, OK: Irongate Soup Kitchen
- Bordentown, NJ: Trenton Area Soup Kitchen
- Manchester, CT: MACC Charities
“We know there are families who struggle daily to put nutritious meals on their table,” said Don Lewis, president, Essity Professional Hygiene. “Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for what we have and to help those in need. We are proud that, for the third year, Essity will contribute to making sure thousands of families in communities where our employees live and work receive a Thanksgiving Day meal.”