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United Way continues to accept end of year grain donations


This news story was published on December 15, 2012.
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MASON CITY, IOWA –United Way of North Central Iowa is continuing to accept grain donations from area farmers. Farmers can donate a portion of their grain sale and support the 1 in 4 people in north central Iowa who are in need of help. Farmers can drop off their donation at the accepting locations, or call in your futures contract. All donations are tax deductible.

United Way focuses on education, income, and health to advance the common good. With programs like Backpack Buddies that feed hungry children – United Way is improving north central Iowa. Together, with our local supporters, results will be accomplished that could never be accomplished alone. A farmer’s donation of grain is an investment in their community.
The following locations have all signed on to accept grain on behalf of United Way:

Cartersville Elevator (Nora Springs, Mason City, Rockwell)
Farmers Co-op (Greene)
FC Cooperative (Britt)
Five Star Cooperative (Dougherty, Hanlontown, Ionia, Joice, Lake Mills, Mason City, Nashua, New Hampton, Rockwell, Ventura)
Golden Grain Energy (Mason City)
North Iowa Cooperative (Thornton, Mason City, Plymouth, Clear Lake)
POET Biorefining (Hanlontown)
Progressive Ag Cooperative (Northwood)
St. Ansgar Elevator
Viafield (Carpenter, Manly, Marble Rock, Northwood, Rockford, Rudd)

“United Way of North Central Iowa’s Grain Donation program makes giving back to our community simple,” said Craig Miller, United Way’s Ag Campaign Chair. “The money is invested in our local communities where we want to see continued success.”
With your grain donation, United Way will help local initiatives in north central Iowa. For more information about United Way of North Central Iowa or the Grain Donation program, please contact us at 641-423-1774 or visit our website at www.unitedwaynci.org.

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