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Country Pure Foods donates to veterans

Published: November 14, 2012 4:02 AM

Country Pure Foods, one of the nation's top independent juice processors, is giving back to the men and women of the armed forces by donating time and money that was raised through employee contributions. Hudson resident Raymond Lee is the president of Akron-based Country Pure Foods.For the third year in a row, through a corporate gift and a voluntary donation drive at the Akron, Deland, Fla., Ellington, Conn., and Houston plants, Country Pure Foods generated another sizeable contribution to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, making a total of nearly $100,000 over the past three years.Employees in the Akron facility also donated their time this past April to work on the Walls of Valor Habitat for Humanity project. The employees worked approximately 30 hours over four days to help build the Valor Home on Exeter Road in Akron. The Valor Home is a 30-bed, single room occupancy transitional housing facility for veterans.

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