Local Farm Bureaus Stocking Shelves of Food Banks

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Bushels for Hunger is a charity effort put on by the Henry, Mercer, and Rock Island County Farm Bureaus for the past 13 years. Katie Laleman from the Henry County Farm Bureau says in 13 years the number of meals made possible by grain donations to the Farm Bureau is well over one-million.

Farmers in Rock Island, Henry, Mercer County can donate grain at their local grain elevator by designating a number of bushels to be sold on behalf of Bushels for Hunger with the equivalent sale price of the bushels becoming a donation to Bushels for Hunger. The money raised is then donated to the Riverbend Food Bank which uses the money to buy food for those in need.

***Courtesy of farmweeknow.com***

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