b'The Power Of AssociateVolunteerism And Giving BackAt Perdue Farms, we are committed to being a trusted partner in the communities where we live and work by engaging and helping our neighbors in ways to improve the quality of life. We encourage our associates to volunteer their time and engage in causes to support our neighbors. Their big hearts are making a difference in their communities. Here are some examples:for Relay for Life, bringing theirthan 500 children and families in legacy of giving to more than $1.7support of the Salvation Armys million. Their effort earned theAngel Tree Program, continuing Hero of Research Award froma years-long tradition to spread a ACS and the right to fund a little holiday cheer.United, Were Makingthree-year breast cancer research project at the University A Difference of North Carolina Lineberger In 2020, Perdue associates helpedComprehensive Cancer Center.contribute more than $433,600We are so grateful to everyone in personal pledges and fund- at Perdue Farms for their raising for local United Ways intremendous support. 2020 was our communities. Our associatesone of the most challenging years donations often represent thein our history. It prompted all oflargest percent of contributionsus to innovate and find new to support those local United Wayways to serve our patients and campaigns. The Franklin P. andconnect with our communities. Arthur W. Perdue FoundationThroughout these changes, provides partial matching grants toPerdues support enabled us toSaluting Our Fallen support associates contributionscontinue serving cancer patientsHeroes In Partnership and other funding that supports our United Way partners in ourduring the pandemic. With Wreaths Across communities. - Gary Reedy, CEO of the AmericaAmerican Cancer Society.As part of our ongoing commitment to honor veterans and those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, Perdue truck drivers participated in the Wreaths Across America mission to deliver Supporting The Fightremembrance wreaths to the Against Cancer Brightening Thenations veterans cemeteries.Our associates raised more thanOur drivers, many of themHoliday For Childrenveterans, have for the past$205,000 in support of local American Cancer Society (ACS)And Families 14 years delivered more than efforts last year. In 2020, associatesIn Salisbury, MD., associates230,000 wreaths to cemeteries in Lewiston, N.C., raised $165,000provided Christmas gifts for morefrom New York to Florida.PEOPLE & PARTNERS 44Communities'