51 Perdue Farms supports and encourages the fundraising efforts of our associates. Many of our facilities lead their communities in fundraising for such non-profit agencies as United Way, March of Dimes and American Cancer Society. Uniting Our Efforts In 2018, Perdue associates and the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation raised more than $584,000 for local United Way campaigns in our communities. Our associates’ personal donations represent the largest percentage of contributions to support local United Way campaigns. The Perdue Foundation provides partial matching grants to support associates’ contributions and other funding that supports United Way partners in the communities where associates live and work. United Way Global Partnership In 2018, Perdue Farms was named a United Way Global Corporate Leadership Partner by United Way Worldwide, recognizing the company’s more than 30-year partnership with United Way. Supporting The Fight Against Cancer Our associates raised nearly $256,000 in support of the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia. Our Lewiston, N.C., team raised nearly $150,000 in 2018. Coleman Natural Pledges $800,000 to Pups4Patriots Program Coleman Natural Foods announced an $800,000 pledge to support the American Humane Pups4Patriots™ program, a national initiative that finds dogs in need of forever homes and trains them to become life-saving dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury. Coleman Natural Foods is an American Human Certified producer for its natural pork products. This designation helps assure customers that the food on their plates was raised humanely under the science- and evidence- based protections established by American Humane. Since 2001, Perdue associates in Lewiston, N.C., have personally contributed more than $1.3 million in support of the Bertie County Relay for Life and in doing so have earned national recognition for their effort. We Support Associate Fundraising Collecting bikes for The Salvation Army's Angel Tree program. PEOPLE & PARTNERS: OUR COMMUNITIES