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ETX businesses provide for the hungry this Christmas season

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(KYTX) - Two East Texas companies are making sure local families don't go hungry this Christmas

Brookshire's Grocery Company and Hormel Foods Corporation donated 400 hams to the Tyler Salvation Army today.
 
The project is called "The Hams for Hunger" was created back in the 80's to help needy families all over the country get nutritious protein during the holiday season.

"It's so great that it's happening here at Christmas time. What better time of year to celebrate giving and helping families be together with a great Christmas meal," says Rebecca Sanders with Brookshires. 

Hormel will donate more than 15,000 hams through the "Hams for Hunger" program, this holiday season alone.

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