GOYA FOODS DONATES 36,000 POUNDS OF FOOD TO SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK IN IRVINE AS PART OF THE GOYA GIVES ‘CAN DO’ CAMPAIGN
Goya Foods donates 36,000 pounds of food to the Second Harvest Food Bank as part of the Goya Gives ‘Can Do’ campaign and in the name of Goya retailer Superior Grocers. The donation is part of the first installment of the 1.5 million pounds of food (1.25 million meals) raised over the course of six months that will go to Feeding America and will be distributed to families and individuals throughout the United States.
“The Can Do campaign is one of the many ways that Goya gives back and helps to bring people together to do good for our communities,” said Bob Unanue, President of Goya Foods. “We are grateful for the work of our local food banks who have the means to distribute good food to those who lack the access to nutritious, affordable and culturally appropriate meals.”
“We are very excited to join Goya Foods on the “Can Do” campaign! Superior Grocers supports many local community programs and the partnership with Goya Foods and local food banks will help bring much needed meals to many people who have limited access to food,” said Mimi Song, Chairman & CEO of Superior Grocers.
The ‘Can Do’ campaign is a yearlong series of consumer product promotions that was launched in June 2017 and ends June 2018. Each month throughout the course of the year, Goya has featured a different product that consumers can purchase to participate in the overall donation. For every GOYA® product purchased during the designated month, Goya will donate additional products to Feeding America.
For more information about Goya Gives and the ‘Can Do’ campaign, please visit, www.goya.com/goyagives.
About Goya Foods
Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America’s largest Hispanic-owned food company, and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food and condiments. Goya manufactures, packages, and distributes over 2,500 high-quality food products from Spain, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America. Goya products have their roots in the culinary traditions of Hispanic communities around the world. The combination of authentic ingredients, robust seasonings and convenient preparation makes Goya products ideal for every taste and every table. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com.
About Superior Grocers
Superior Grocers opened its first store in Covina, California in 1981. Since then, Superior has grown to over 45 stores throughout Southern California. We have prospered in neighborhoods where others failed because of our commitment to, and investment in, the communities we serve. Superior’s core value of recognizing customers & employees as “partners” creates pride, vocation and fosters loyal customers. For more information on Superior Grocers visit: http://superiorgrocers.com
About Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County is the largest nonprofit hunger relief organization in Orange County leading the fight to end hunger for more than 315,000 men, women and children at risk of hunger in our community. Second Harvest distributes donated, purchased and prepared foods through a network of 190 partner agencies in locations throughout the county. Last year, Second Harvest provided enough food for a record 21.6 million meals, feeding more than 250,000 people each month. Every dollar donated to Second Harvest provides enough food for three meals for the hungry. Second Harvest is a member of Feeding America, a national hunger relief organization. For more information about our work and how you can help, visit FeedOC.org.
Featured in the exclusive video interview
In the photo . . .
- Goya Foods California General Manager, Ricardo Castro Kreutz
- Superior Grocers, COO and Executive Senior Vice President, Richard Wardwall
- Second Harvest, Chief Executive Officer, Nicole Suydam