Perdue Foundation Awards $10,000 To Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition
January 22, 2019
Salisbury, Md. (Tuesday, January 23, 2019) — The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation has provided the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition Inc. with a $10,000 grant to help the organization provide breast health education, routine health screenings, and appropriate follow-up services to Delaware residents, including Perdue employees and their families in Kent and Sussex counties.
“It is companies like Perdue taking such a lead that truly help impact our communities and move the needle,” said Vicky Cooke, executive director of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition.
Perdue has partnered with the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition since 2016 and throughout the years together have helped provide health and wellness programs to residents throughout the region.
“The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition and Perdue have a long-standing partnership. The programs that they facilitate save lives and we are proud to once again support their important efforts and benefit so many people, including our associates and their families who call Delaware home,” said Kim Nechay, executive director of the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation.”
About the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation
The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms, was established in 1957 by company founder Arthur W. Perdue and is funded through the estates of Arthur W. Perdue and Frank Perdue. As part of our belief in supporting the communities where and with whom we do business, the Foundation provides grants on behalf of Perdue Farms in communities where large numbers of our associates live and work. At Perdue Farms, we believe in responsible food and agriculture®.
About Perdue Farms
Perdue Farms is a fourth-generation, family owned, U.S. food and Agriculture Company. Through our belief in responsible food and agriculture, we are empowering consumers, customers and farmers through trusted choices in products and services. The PERDUE® brand is the number-one brand of fresh chicken in the U.S., and the company is the leader in organic chicken in the U.S., and Perdue AgriBusiness is an international agricultural products and services company. As we approach our 100th anniversary in 2020, our path forward is about getting better, not just bigger. We never use drugs for growth promotion in raising poultry and livestock, and we are actively advancing our animal welfare programs. Our brands are leaders in no-antibiotics-ever chicken, turkey and pork, and in USDA-certified organic chicken. Learn more at www.perduefarms.com.
About Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition
For more information about the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, call 866-312-DBCC (3222) or visit the website at www.debreastcancer.org.