Each year, the America's Farmers Grow Communities program
partners with local farmers to provide grants to local nonprofits. â€¢ Sponsored by the Bayer Fund, the program
provides farmers the opportunity to support and give back to nonprofit
organizations they care about in their local communities by enrolling for a
chance to direct a $2,500 donation to a nonprofit of their choice. â€¢ Since
2010, the America's Farmers Grow Communities program has given more than $33
million to over 8,000 nonprofits across rural America.
County farmer Larry Miles, directed
$2,500 to Minonk Township Food
Pantry through America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored
by the Bayer Fund. As part of their
mission the Minonk Food Pantry will use the funds to buy
foods, personal products, and paper goods."
said, Paul Vallow, Minonk Township Food Pantry,
Celebrating its 10th year, America's Farmers Grow
Communities partners with farmers to support
nonprofit organizations strengthening rural communities. The
program offers farmers the chance to direct
a $2,500 donation to a nonprofit of their choice. It has
awarded more than $33 million to over 8,000
nonprofits across rural America.
"A better life is Bayer's goal. Farmers are invested in
their communities, they root for
their neighbors, and they know when and where there is a
need," said Al Mitchell, Vice
President Corporate Engagement, Bayer. "Farmers are one of
America's best resources, which is
why Grow Communities partners with them to direct donations
to the organizations they are
passionate about and that make a positive impact and a
better life in communities."
To learn more about the America's Farmers Grow Communities
www.AmericasFarmers.com or follow on Facebook at facebook.com/AmericasFarmers.