COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- T. Marzetti Company today announced a donation of $500,000 of Sister Schubert's® Sausage Wrap Rolls to the West Alabama Food Bank to aid in tornado relief efforts.
The Ohio-based company's donation of 100,000 packages of pre-baked, sausage-filled rolls will assist those in Tuscaloosa, one of the areas most severely affected by the April 27 storm. The product will be sent from Alabama area Sister Schubert's Homemade Rolls plants in four waves over the next eight weeks to ensure support is sustained several weeks after the storm.
"Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the devastating storm that hit very close to home for our Alabama employees and their families," said Patricia "Sister Schubert" Barnes, Founder. "We hope this donation will provide food for those still in need."
About Sister Schubert's Homemade Rolls
Sister Schubert's Homemade Rolls was founded in Troy, Ala., by Patricia "Sister Schubert" Barnes in 1991. Today, it is a subsidiary of T. Marzetti Company, Lancaster Colony's Specialty Foods Division. Sister Schubert's produces 12 varieties of rolls at three bakeries: the company headquarters in Luverne, Ala.; Saraland, Ala.; and Horse Cave, Ky. For more information, visit www.SisterSchuberts.com.
About T. Marzetti Company:
The T. Marzetti Company, the Specialty Food Subsidiary of Lancaster Colony Corporation (Nasdaq: LANC), markets a wide variety of foods for both the retail and foodservice markets. Brands include Marzetti®, New York Brand® and Sister Schubert's®. More information about the company is available at www.marzetti.com.
Jennifer Noncek, Edelman for Marzetti
SOURCE T. Marzetti Company