JERSEY CITY, N.J., Dec. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in The United States, delivers 220,000-pounds of food to the people of Venezuela, who continue to suffer from severe food shortages. It is the second installment of a 400,000-pound food donation, which is part of the company’s #GoyaGivesGlobal campaign and made possible with the assistance from The Venezuelan Embassy in the United States, humanitarian agencies, charitable organizations, and The United Nations.
“We thank Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United States, Carlos Vecchio, for his support in making Goya’s donation possible and safely delivering the food directly to the people who need it the most. La Gran Familia Goya offers our prayers and the gift of the fruits of our labor for our brothers and sisters in Venezuela who are in desperate need,” said Bob Unanue, President of Goya Foods.
“Thank you, Goya for the important donation of critical humanitarian aid to Venezuela. Goya continues to show its on-going commitment to the dramatic situation that the people of Venezuela are going through. For the Interim Government of President Juan Guaidó
, it is a priority to attend to the Venezuelans who are suffering from lack of food, medicine, and other basic necessities. These 220,000 pounds of important donation have been distributed directly in Venezuela by entities specialized in humanitarian aid,” said Carlos Vecchio, Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United States.
Through Goya Gives, a global program committed to promoting the overall well-being of communities through social responsibility, environmental initiatives, and company values, Goya supports each year nearly 300 charitable endeavors, scholarships, and events. Since the start of the pandemic, the company has donated over 3.5 million pounds of food and 20,000 protective masks.
For further updates on our charitable efforts through Goya Gives, please, visit goya.com and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
About Goya Foods
Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America’s largest Hispanic-owned food company and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food and condiments. Goya manufactures, packages, and distributes over 2,500 high-quality food products from Spain, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central, and South America. Goya products have their roots in the culinary traditions of Hispanic communities around the world. The combination of authentic ingredients, robust seasonings, and convenient preparation makes Goya products ideal for every taste and every table. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com.
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