HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, distributes an initial donation of 40,000 pounds of food to victims of Hurricane Ida. With the assistance of Global Empowerment Mission (GEM), 20,000 pounds of non-perishable food products will be packed in boxes for families and 20,000 pounds of food will go to the CO Living Word/Bethany Church in Schriever, Louisiana.
"Supporting the communities that we serve is in Goya's DNA," said Bob Unanue, President and CEO of Goya Foods. "Through our Goya Gives program, our commitment to helping those in need is stronger than ever and we are grateful for the partnerships we have in order to provide the resources that are desperately needed. We send our prayers and love to all those who have been affected by the hurricane."
Goya has always been at the forefront of disaster and humanitarian relief efforts, providing millions of pounds of nourishing food worldwide. Since the start of the pandemic, Goya has donated over 4.5 million pounds of food. During Hurricane Maria, Goya donated over one million pounds of food to the people of Puerto Rico, in addition to the starving people of Venezuela during governmental unrest, to the people of Haiti during the earthquake, and at home during Superstorm Sandy, and Hurricanes Isaac, Harvey, and Irene.
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.
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