Goya Cares Global Initiative Joins Forces With International Partners To Combat Child Trafficking

In Solidarity with the United Nations' World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the Company Pledges $2 Million to End the Atrocity of Modern-Day Slavery
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JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic owned food company in the United States with a worldwide presence recently launched Goya Cares and has reached out to organizations whose primary focus is to rescue, rehabilitate and reunite them into a loving and caring society.

"At the center of Goya Cares is a heart, and our heart reaches out to these victims so that they may have hope to live in a world where their life is valued and their freedom is a reality.  We are blessed to be joined with organizations who value life and freedom and who have a history of loving and caring for these precious children," said Bob Unanue, President and CEO of Goya Foods. 

As part of Goya Cares' $2 million pledge to combat child trafficking, Goya announces the Goya Cares coalition partners including Catholic Charities of San Antonio, Hope Rising USA, American Cornerstone Institute, founded by Dr. Ben Carson, Eyes on Me, The Eric Chase Foundation, Freedom Humanitarian Project, founded by Eduardo Verástegui, producer of the film Sound of Freedom, International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, Operation Underground Railroad, founded by Tim Ballard, and Maestro Cares Foundation, founded by Marc Anthony and Henry Cardenas. Each of these organizations is dedicated to combating, rescuing, and/or rehabilitating victims of human and child trafficking.

Goya Cares is a global initiative dedicated to eliminating child trafficking both domestically and internationally. The initiative not only supports the efforts of numerous organizations dedicated to the mission, but will also help with the release of the new movie, Sound of Freedom, that brings attention to the urgent matter of child trafficking through the true-life story and heroic actions of Tim Ballard, a former government agent. 

For more information, please visit: www.goya.com

About Goya Foods

Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food and condiments. Goya manufactures, packages, and distributes over 2,500 high-quality food products from Spain, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central, and South America. Goya products have their roots in the culinary traditions of Hispanic communities around the world. The combination of authentic ingredients, robust seasonings, and convenient preparation makes Goya products ideal for every taste and every table. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com

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