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Race Week In Bristol Fighting hunger: Smithfield Foods delivers

320,000 pounds of meat arrives to help Second Harvest Food Bank feed region’s most needy

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Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014 11:42 pm | Updated: 6:35 pm, Mon Sep 15, 2014.

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Four tractor-trailer loads of meat rolled into the Mountain Empire within the last 48 hours, courtesy of Smithfield Foods. That’s more than 320,000 pounds of meat that will be distributed among the region’s hungry.

Officials with Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee and Feeding America Southwest Virginia were presented with the allotment during ceremonies at Friday’s Food City Race Night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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