Mission Lexington receives donation from Palmetto Gourmet Food

Mission Lexington is excited to receive a donation of four pallets of ramen noodles from Palmetto Gourmet Foods.

“We’re beyond grateful to Palmetto Gourmet for this incredible donation,” said Robin W. Bowers, Executive Director of Mission Lexington. “We are blessed to have a community full of people reaching out to help the neighbors that we serve.”

“We feel it’s important to give back, especially during these challenging times, so are pleased to donate over 10,000 pouches of instant ramen to Mission Lexington,” said Sal Tortora, Director of Operations at Palmetto Gourmet Foods in Saluda. “I know the great work that Mission Lexington does to help families and individuals in need in our community. I’m proud that Palmetto Gourmet Foods can support their efforts by providing much-needed food for their food pantry.”

“Sal is a former volunteer at Mission Lexington Food Pantry and has made major contributions to us in the past,” said Bowers. “It’s people who understand our mission that often times become our biggest supporters.”


About Mission Lexington

Mission Lexington is the hub of care for Lexington County, assisting families and individuals with life essentials, resources, and guidance. We meet over 30,000 needs in Lexington County each year, ranging from helping an elderly couple with food to funeral expenses for a child. Our partner network includes local businesses and government agencies, corporations, organizations individuals and more than 50 member churches who sustain our vision daily. To learn more, visit www.missionlexingtonsc.org or call us at 803.957.6656.

About Palmetto Gourmet Foods

Palmetto Gourmet Foods, located in Saluda, South Carolina, is one of the largest noodle production plants in North America. The plant currently employs 70+ people and expects to hire 200 more in the next 12 months as it rapidly ramps up to meet nationwide demand for its instant ramen brands – Ramen Express & Chef Woo. For more information about Palmetto, see the Palmetto Gourmet Foods Facebook page or palmettogf.com.