Sanborn County farmers direct America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation to Friends of Sanborn County 4-H

Local farmers Adolf Zoss and Robert Hetland each recently directed a $5,000 Bayer Fund America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation to Friends of Sanborn County 4-H to use towards the 4-H Building Addition Project.

Construction is underway to double the size of the 4-H building with a 104’ x 60’ addition. The addition will have a tremendous impact for Sanborn County 4-H, schools and community organizations and activities. The injection of $10,000 from the Bayer Fund grants is a tremendous showing of support to the future of Sanborn County.

Since 2010, the America’s Farmers programs have awarded nearly $65 million to nonprofits, aspiring ag students and public schools across rural America. Farmers are leaders in their communities, which is why America’s Farmers programs rely on them to help identify the worthiest causes.

Dedicated to making a difference in rural farming communities, the Grow Communities program asks farmers across the country to participate by nominating nonprofit organizations with resources to strengthen their local communities. Last August, farmers entered for the chance to direct a $5,000 Grow Communities donation to a local eligible nonprofit of their choice. Farmers have directed donations to food banks, emergency response organizations, schools, youth agriculture programs and many others that reflect the spirit and support the vibrancy of rural America.

“Bayer Fund is proud to work side-by-side with farmers to identify local eligible nonprofit organizations that are able to provide their residents with solutions that leave a lasting impact,” said Al Mitchell, Bayer Fund president.

To learn more about how America’s Farmers are making an impact, visit www.AmericasFarmers.com.

About Bayer Fund

Bayer Fund is a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the communities where Bayer customers and employees live and work by providing funding for food and nutrition, education and community development projects.

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