B&G Foods, the owner of Ortega® brand, has been a proud partner of St. Jude since 2016. In 2021, B&G Foods and its employees donated $ 700,000 in St. Jude, who continues to lead the world in understanding, treating and conquering childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. Since partnering with St. Jude in 2016, B&G Foods and its employees have donated $ 2.4 million to St. Jude’s Rescue Mission: Find Cures. Save children.® In 2022, B&G Foods will continue to support St. Jude with an additional donation $ 350,000.
“The family is at the heart of our Ortega® brand and there is no organization that supports families more when they need it most than St. Jude, ”said Jordan greenberg, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, B&G Foods. “We are honored to feature the St. Jude logo and illustrations of an incredibly talented patient on our Ortega® Yellow corn taco shells to encourage support and educate consumers. “
The patient whose work is presented on the limited edition Ortega® the packaging of taco shells is 14 years old Victoria from Florida, whose family was referred to St. Jude after being diagnosed with atypical suprasellar meningioma. Victoria’s treatment included proton therapy, and she now goes to St. Jude for regular check-ups. Victoria Often uses his skills as a budding artist to donate his works of art to avenues that will raise awareness in St. Jude, an organization his family has credited with “giving them hope.”
Last month, the World Health Organization and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital announcement plans to establish the Global platform for access to medicines against childhood cancer that will increase access to childhood cancer drugs around the world.
“The support of partners like B&G Foods is essential to $ 11.5 billion, St. Jude’s six-year strategic plan to accelerate treatment and healings around the world, as well as a $ 200 million investment to deliver cancer drugs to 120,000 children around the world by 2027, ”said Richard C. Shadyac Jr., President and CEO of ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “This is the third time that St. Jude patients have had the opportunity to create artwork for beloved B&G Foods brands. We are filled with gratitude for B&G Foods, and all of its employees, for their commitment to saving lives in Saint Jude’s mission. ”
For more information on Ortega® or the brand’s partnership with St. Jude, please visit ortega.com.
About B&G Foods
Based in Parsippany, New Jersey, B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE: BGS) and its subsidiaries manufacture, sell and distribute high-quality branded frozen and shelf-stable foods in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. With B&G Foods’ diverse portfolio of over 50 brands you know and love, including Back to nature, B&G, B&M, Bear Creek, Cream of wheat, Crisco, Dash, Green Giant, Las Palmas, Sweat, that of mom married, Maple farms, New York style, Ortega, Polaner, Spice Islands and Victoria, there is a little something for everyone. For more information on B&G Foods and its brands, please visit www.bgfoods.com.
About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the world in understanding, treating, and overcoming childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its objective is clear: To find cures. Save children.® It is the only National Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute and devoted exclusively to children. Treatments invented in St. Jude have helped increase the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to over 80% since the hospital opened over 50 years ago. St. Jude will not stop until no child dies of cancer. St. Jude shares the advances he is making, and every child saved at St. Jude means that doctors and scientists around the world can use this knowledge to save thousands more children. Thanks to generous donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, accommodation or food, so they can focus on supporting their child’s life. Visit St. Jude Inspire to discover powerful stories of St. Jude’s hope, strength, love and kindness. Join the St. Jude Mission by visiting stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook, following St. Jude on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok, and by subscribing to his YouTube channel.
Gillian Small PR