Photo gallery: Indians, Lift Up America, Tyson Foods team up on food drive
On Friday, the Cleveland Indians again partnered with Lift Up America, Tyson Foods Inc., Insurance Partners and the Cleveland Foodbank to distribute thousands of pounds of protein in a food drive on Gateway Plaza.
Executives from each party were on hand to help distribute food to the Cleveland Foodbank, which then provides the food to various Cleveland-area agencies. Indians radio personality Jim Rosenhaus emceed the event.
Indians mascot Slider also made an appearance at the event; over 70 volunteers, including employees from Insurance Partners, the Indians, Cleveland Foodbank and Lift Up America distributed the food.
Lift Up America is a nonprofit organization that partners with corporations, sports and entertainment industries and other nonprofits to provide aid to the less fortunate. Visit www.liftupamerica.org.
Over the past decade, Tyson has donated more than 88 million pounds of food, or roughly 352 million meals.