Community Involvement

  • Dumas Back to School Group Photo

    ‘I Was Overwhelmed’: Tessenderlo Kerley Meets Needs of Kids Headed Back to School

    Deborah Griffin recently moved from Houston to Dumas, Texas, to take over as executive director of the Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center of Dumas. On her first day in her new role, she met Charles Pendleton, manager of Tessenderlo Kerley’s Dumas plant, who asked her what she and Care Net needed. “He just came in and said he wanted to make a...
  • Eufaula Fishing Banner

    Eufaula Plant Sponsors Event to Teach Kids How to Fish

    With just 13,000 residents, Eufaula, Alabama, is a close-knit community where everyone pitches in to help those in need. “Pretty much everybody knows everybody, and everybody knows who we are,” said Eddie Maldonado, manager of Tessenderlo Kerley’s plant in Eufaula. “So, we always try to donate to the community and participate.” In July, the...
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    Tessenderlo Kerley Donates 13 ½ Tons of Hay to Animals Displaced by Oak Fire

    As the Oak Fire continues to rage in central California, Tessenderlo Kerley has stepped in by providing hay for livestock of residents who were evacuated from their homes. Tessenderlo Kerley’s Crop Vitality research farm in Dinuba, California donated 13 ½ tons (504 bales) of hay for livestock displaced by the fire.
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    Tessenderlo Kerley Writes Over 150 Letters of Encouragement for Senior Citizens

    Everyone needs some words of encouragement from time to time. Love For Our Elders was created to fill that void for senior citizens – and in July, Tessenderlo Kerley stepped in to help. Created in 2013 by Jacob Cramer following the loss of his grandfather, Love For Our Elders asks people to write letters to senior citizens who are going through...