Touchdowns for Hunger

For the 16th consecutive season, we’re teaming up with the Green Bay Packers to raise money for families in need. As part of the Touchdowns for Hunger program, every Packers TD this season will score against hunger in our community. “What we once called ‘Touchdowns for Charity’ has a new name and a new logo, […]

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Wishing Stars

For several years, Sargento has hit the links to make wishes come true for children who are very ill. The Sargento-Johnsonville golf outing at the end of August raises the most funds for Make-A-Wish Wisconsin than any other event of its kind. This year, our effort helped some very special children. Participants enjoyed lots of […]

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Hammering Home Our Culture

Sargento Volunteers Build 29th Habitat for Humanity Home in Milwaukee The Sargento Family raised the walls — and the roof — of the company’s 29th Habitat for Humanity home in Milwaukee in July. The house rose from the ground as teams of volunteers braved the summer heat July 16 through July 20 to give a […]

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Fired Up For Education

It’s all about the ballpark hotdog. Thanks to a team of manufacturing-minded high school students — and a Sargento sponsorship — baseball fans attending Wildwood Baseball Park in Sheboygan can enjoy the snap of a well-cooked hot dog this summer. The team of students, advised by Hilbert Plant Manager Tedd Guttmann, built the grill over […]

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Sargento Goes ‘Above and Beyond’ for its Employees

Sargento received the Above and Beyond award from the ESGR, an award recognizing employers who have gone ‘above and beyond’ by providing National Guard and Reserve employees additional non-mandated benefits. Sargento is a proud supporter of our military and veterans. Pictured, from left, is Tyler Franzen, Steve Cahoon, Jack Jensen, and Yliyah Weber-Hawkins. The four […]

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An Ambitious Build

Sargento Pledges 3-Year Donation to Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s “Midtown 100” Plan to Build, Rehab, and Repair 100 Homes. It was a chilly April day 26 years ago when the Sargento family first traveled to Milwaukee to build a home for Habitat for Humanity. The team’s effort – then led by Lou Gentine — marked […]

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Match Madness MKE

Within minutes of sitting down at CBS 58, the phones began to ring and Cynthia Schmoller answered, taking the first of several large donations for the Hunger Task Force food bank in Milwaukee. “I sat down and took my first phone call and had the highest donation that I’ve ever received in my three years […]

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TOUCHDOWN FOR CHARITY

For 15 NFL seasons, Sargento has partnered with our home team to support families in our home state. As the Official Cheese of the Green Bay Packers, every time the Packers score a touchdown, Sargento donates $1500 to hunger relief in Wisconsin. The program is called Touchdowns for Charity. This season the Packers scored 40 […]

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In the spirit of the season.

At Sargento, we believe in giving back. In the spirit of the season, volunteers from Sargento joined a televised drive-thru food drive At Miller Park for the Hunger Task Force food pantry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In Milwaukee alone, 47 percent of inner-city children live in poverty, which means little access to wholesome food and good […]

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The Cancer Walk at Road America

The Sargento Family has joined the fight to end cancer.  The Cancer Walk at Road America—a historic 14-turn course for open-wheel and stock car racing.  Sargento employee Karen Merlau is a breast cancer survivor and has been diligently raising funds for the American Cancer Society the past several years.  She was diagnosed in 2006.  Karen […]

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Teaming Up with Sargento to Tackle Hunger.

Green Bay Packers and Super Bowl 31 Champion full back William Henderson greeted football fans during summer-like heat at Lambeau Field for the 6th annual Touchdowns for Charity food drive Sunday, September 24, 2017. “Today was an absolute pleasure. Seeing all the excitement and the fans, getting involved in something positive. It’s been an unbelievable […]

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2017 Leonard A. Gentine Scholars

The Leonard A. Gentine Scholarship began in 1984 to help exemplary high school graduates with college tuition.  Leonard wanted to ensure our industry would thrive, so he began the scholarship to support students entering the fields of Dairy Science, Food Science and Business.  Since then, 107 high schoolers have earned the prestigious award. The scholarship grew […]

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