Tyson Foods invests in education

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Tyson Foods is donating $1 million across 46 school districts to fund education projects in Tyson plant communities, according to a recent press release.

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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.

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