Funds Will Be Given to the United Way, Housing Hope, Little Red School House and the Everett Food Bank
CAMDEN, N.J., Oct 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Campbell Soup Company’s (NYSE:CPB) Everett plant announced today that it will donate $5,000 to the Snohomish County United Way.
Campbell’s StockPot team based in Everett, Washington, was awarded the Snohomish County United Way’s Websmart Cup last year for its ongoing and steadfast commitment to the organization.
“Our employees won an internal contest at Campbell, and were given the opportunity to donate $5,000 to the charity of their choice,” said Mike Miller, Vice President of Campus Operations-StockPot, Campbell Soup Company. “We are thrilled to be able to donate these funds and to have the opportunity to support United Way of Snohomish County, Housing Hope, Little Red School House and the Everett Food Bank – all of which are close to our hearts at StockPot.”
Each of the four organizations will be presented with a check of $1,250 from a Campbell employee.
This year alone, StockPot employees have volunteered more than 300 hours and donated over $72,000 to local organizations. Eighty-four percent of StockPot employees participate in the United Way Giving Campaign.
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup and sauces, baked snacks and healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,” “Arnott’s” and “V8.” Through its corporate social responsibility program, the company strives to make a positive impact in the workplace, in the marketplace and in the communities in which it operates. Campbell is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. For more information, visit http://www.campbellsoup.com.
About Campbell Foodservice
Since 1965, Campbell’s North America Foodservice division has been a trusted food service partner, committed to providing restaurants, schools and institutions with great-tasting, nutritionally balanced products. These include Campbell’s(R)Healthy Request(R) soups, Campbell’s(R) Well & Good(R) soups, StockPot(R) soups and sauces,V8(R) beverages, Pace(R) and Prego(R) sauces, and Pepperidge Farm(R) snacks.
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