47 A Mission Partner with Feeding America In 2018, for the third year in a row, Feeding America recognized Perdue Farms as a Mission Partner for our donation of more than 6.8 million pounds of food products. As part of our 19-year partnership with Feeding America, Perdue Farms committed to donating a million pounds annually. In that time, we provided the Feeding America network of community food banks with more than 76 million pounds. Donated Pounds (millions) Meal Equivalents (millions), 1 meal = 1.2 pounds Pounds (millions) pounds of food donated to Feeding America since 2000 76M+ meal equivalents donated to Feeding America since 2000 65.3M+ Our Approach to Hunger Relief HELPS ENCOURAGES INSPIRES us to financially support hunger relief partnerships and disaster relief in our communities, and nationally. us address the growing problem of food insecurity, especially the need for protein in the communities where we live and work, and beyond. associate voluntarism and engagement across our communities. 2018 Perdue Strike Out Hunger Challenge on Delmarva Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation Grant in support of the Food Bank of Delaware Bridgewater, Va., associates volunteering at the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank PEOPLE & PARTNERS: OUR COMMUNITIES