Community Involvement Archive
2016 KIDS YULE LOVE DONATION
2016 PROJECT GIVING RETRO
NIGHT GLOW FUN RUN
ALL ABOUT ANIMALS DONATION
The Georgia Farm Bureau Employee Relations Committee collected toys for Kids Yule Love. The committee also presented the group with a $400 gift card. Kids Yule Love provides toys to needy Middle Georgia families at Christmas.
To learn more about Kids Yule Love or make a donation visit www.kidsyulelove.com.
Several GFB employees participated in the 7th annual Project Giving Retro Night Glow 5K/10K/1 Mile Fun Run on Sept. 17th. Project Giving, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Lance and Toni Henson Slade decided to “build bridges of hope” for people in need in the Middle Georgia Community by establishing Project Giving in 1997. Project Giving is 100% volunteer-driven and volunteers work from their homes.
A check for $5,000 was presented to All About Animals. The funds were raised through casual day sales by the Employee Relations Committee. Mary Crawford, founder of All About Animals, accepted the check from Andy Lucas, Director of Public Relations.
PROJECT GIVING DONATION
Georgia Farm Bureau presented a check for $10,000 to Navicent Health Foundation on April 8. Formerly Medcen Community Health Foundation, the group provides support to the Central Georgia Health System including the charitable efforts of Navicent Health, The Children’s Hospital Navicent Health, Cancer Life Center and Central Georgia Rehabilitation Hospital. The foundation also funds charities that address community health needs and focuses on disease prevention, health promotion and wellness education.
Georgia Farm Bureau presented a check to Toni Henson-Slade of Project Giving, a non-profit local charity that helps support people who are going through difficult financial times due to medical issues. The money was raised through casual day sales.
2015 KIDS YULE LOVE DONATION
2015 UNITED IN PINK CHECK DONATION
2015 PROJECT GIVING RETRO
NIGHT GLOW FUN RUN
Georgia Farm Bureau made a $1,500 donation to Kids Yule Love, which provides Christmas gifts to children and senior citizens in 24 Middle Georgia counties.
A check for $5,000 was presented to United in Pink in November. The funds were raised by the Employee Relations Committee during casual day sales.
Several GFB employees participated in the 6th annual Project Giving Retro Night Glow 5K / 10K /1 Mile Fun Run on Sept. 12th. Project Giving, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. It was created by Lance and Toni Henson Slade in 1997.
JAY'S HOPE DONATION
METHODIST HOME FOR
MEDCEN FOUNDATION DONATION
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY DONATION
A check for $7,500 was presented Feb. 9 to the American Cancer Society. The funds were raised through the sale of raffle tickets for a gift basket, along with a donation from Georgia Farm Bureau.
TOYS FOR TOTS DONATION
HARVEST FOR ALL
December 7, 2014
UNITED IN PINK CHECK DONATION
Toys and a check for $2,000 were presented to U.S. Marine SSgt. Joshua Colantonio for Toys for Tots.
Georgia’s 158 county Farm Bureau chapters and home office contributed $20,000, which was presented to Georgia Food Bank Director Danah Craft during Georgia Farm Bureau’s 77th Annual Convention on Jekyll Island.
A check for $3,230 was presented to Laura Paxton of United in Pink. The money was raised through casual day sales and raffles for a wreath and gift basket.
CAMP LITTLE SHOT CHECK DONATION
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL BANDAGE DRIVE
ASSOCIATION CHECK DONATION
The Georgia Farm Bureau Employee Relations Committee raised $2,787 through casual day sales for Camp Little Shot. Camp Little Shot provides a free summer camp for diabetic children from the ages of 6 to 18 to play and have fun with others who face the same challenges they face
GFB recently held a bandage drive for the Children’s Hospital at the Medical Center of Central Georgia.
Georgia Farm Bureau presented a check for $2,345 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The money was raised by the GFB Employee Relations Committee through casual day sales.