TEMPERANCEVILLE, Virginia, August 31, 2021 – Tyson Foods’ facility in Temperanceville, Va., Is helping Accomack County public school students prepare for a great school year by joining the 12e Annual Edward Jones school supplies drive, donating over 247 backpacks filled with school essentials. This is the fifth year that the Temperanceville school team members have been involved in ensuring that children in the area have the tools they need for a successful school year.
“Tyson Foods has always been an amazing and generous partner to our community,” said Warren C. Holland, Principal of Accomack County Public Schools. “We really appreciate that Tyson gives our students the tools they need to start the school year on a positive note. “
The company noted that the Temperanceville facility has been collecting school supplies since July. Tyson Foods is fortunate to be part of over 100 communities across the country and recognizes the importance of supporting local public schools, their team members and families, and their plant communities.
“We are proud to make significant contributions that help meet the needs of Accomack County Public School students in the community of Temperanceville. We are honored to play a small role in ensuring the next generation has the tools they need to be successful and achieve their goals. said Sidney Newman, manager of the Tyson Foods complex in Temperanceville.