SPRINGDALE, ARK. (KFTA) — Tyson Foods is donating $1 million across 46 school districts to fund education projects in Tyson plant communities, according to a recent press release.
From August 2019 to January 2020, Tyson will fully fund projects posted by teachers of up to $1,000 in classroom resources for schools in Tyson districts.
“We have a responsibility to support our communities in a variety of ways, including equipping our teachers with the resources they need as an effective way to support education,” said Debra Vernon, a senior director at Tyson Foods.
Tyson has allocated $50,000 to the Springdale school district, where Tyson Foods is headquartered.
The investment will be funded through DonorsChoose.org, where educators can request resources for classroom projects.