Local Farmer Directs Donation to Chowan County 4-H

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Chowan County farmer, Jasper Evans, and wife, Beth Evans, directed $2,500 to the Chowan County 4-H Livestock Show through America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer. As part of their mission, Chowan County 4-H will use the funds to help improve the annual Livestock Show and Sale for the youth of the county.

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.”

Click here to learn more about the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program.