Monsanto’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities To Give $2500 Grants To Nonprofits

Date posted - March 4, 2014

Northwest Iowa – A pet rescue organization, an ambulance service, a Christian school, and an association of firefighters are getting monetary donations thanks to northwest Iowa farmers and the Monsanto Company.

Monsanto’s “America’s Farmers Grow Communities” program works directly with farmers to support nonprofit organizations. Each grant is $2500. monsanto logo

O’Brien County winner Gary Kruse of Paullina is giving the $2500 to his wife’s pet rescue organization, Forever Friends Transport and Rescue.

Lyon County winner Duane Vanderbrink of Rock Rapids is giving the $2500 to the Doon Christian School at a ceremony scheduled for Thursday, March 13th at 3:30 PM at the school.

Osceola County winner Paul Hibma of Ocheyedan is giving that county’s $2500 to the Osceola County Ambulance service at a ceremony on Tuesday, March 18th at 7:00 PM.

Sioux County winner Paul Schuiteman of Sioux Center is giving that county’s grant to the Sioux Center Fire Fighters Association. The grant will be given at a ceremony at the Sioux Center Fire Station on Thursday, March 27th at 6:30 PM.

Farmers are encouraged to enter the program, which offers one $2,500 prize in each county that is donated to a non-profit organization of the farmer’s choice.

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