JBS and UFCW donate $1,000 each to six Marshalltown elementary schools


Pictured are representatives from JBS and UFCW and principals of Marshalltown elementary schools. JBS and UFCW donated $1,000 checks to each of the six elementary schools in the district for the third straight year. From left are Niko Aguirre of JBS, Anson Principal Ronnie Manis, Franklin Principal Tim Holmgren, Fisher Principal Mark Lee, Mike Graves of the UFCW, Woodbury Principal Anel Garza, Margarita Heredia of the UFCW and Hoglan Principal Amy Williams. Not pictured is Rogers Principal Mick Jurgensen.

JBS and the United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1149 donated $1,000 to each of the six elementary schools in the Marshalltown Community School District on March 5.

Checks were presented to the principals of the schools by JBS and UFCW representatives. This is the third straight year that JBS and the UFCW have made these donations to the schools.

Mike Graves of the UFCW said it’s important for them to support the students and Niko Aguirre of JBS agreed.

“They’re the future so we’ve got to do our part,” Aguirre said.