Monogram Foods Announces Second IMPACT10 Charity Winner

MEMPHIS, TN – (February 25, 2015) – Monogram Foods is pleased to announce that Ave Maria Home is the second charitable organization randomly selected to receive $1,500 a year for the next 10 years from Monogram Foods’ IMPACT10 philanthropic campaign.

The Ave Maria Home provides long-term, residential care to seniors needing assisted living, nursing home and Alzheimer’s care.

“We are thrilled to use this money to provide programs and activities for our residents,” said Lisa Bell, Director of Advancement for Ave Maria Home, which is located at 2805 Charles Bryan Road in Bartlett. 

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Monogram Foods created IMPACT10 to give away $150,000 to 10 charities over 10 years. IMPACT10 recipients are selected by random drawing and each winner will receive a total of $15,000.
“We have been pleased with the acts of kindness we have received,” said Karl Schledwitz, Chairman and CEO of Monogram Foods. “Congratulations to Ave Maria Home. We know they will put this donation to good use. ’’

Nominations of deserving charities can be submitted through the IMPACT10 website at The third winning charity will be selected by random drawing on March 4, 2015.

Find Monogram Foods and the IMPACT10 campaign on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @MonogramFoods with #IMPACT10. 

About Monogram Foods:
Founded in 2004 with the purchase of King Cotton and Circle B Brand meats from Sara Lee Corporation, Monogram Foods manufactures and distributes top-quality food products. Monogram Foods brands include:  Wild Bill’s, O’Brien’s, Trail’s Best, Hannah’s, Bull’s and licensed brands Bass Pro Shop’s Uncle Buck’s, Johnsonville and Butterball. Monogram Foods also produces a wide variety of private-label brand meat snacks, smoked meats, corn and pre-cooked bacon for strategic partners throughout the nation. Monogram Foods operates facilities in Virginia, Minnesota, Indiana, Texas and Iowa.

For more information, please contact: Blair Jackson, Communications Coordinator, Monogram Foods,, (901) 654- 2869