Southern States Raising Funds for FFA
Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative is holding a month-long fundraiser to help raise money for FFA at the local, state, and national levels.
Southern States is holding its annual FFA Paper Emblem campaign throughout the month of March where customers can donate $1 or more at checkout and sign their name on an “I’m Supporting FFA” emblem that will be displayed in the store’s window.
“Southern States is proud to support the effort to help FFA and ultimately the young farmers that are involved in this great organization,” says Jeff Stroburg, President and CEO of Southern States. “These young farmers are the future of food production and this past year we all saw what happens when our food supply chain gets disrupted – everyone is affected. This great organization makes an enormous difference in the lives of these future farmers.”
Half of all funds collected will benefit a local FFA chapter in the community; the other half will benefit the National FFA Foundation. Ten percent of all donations will go to the state FFA Association.
The campaign kicks off March 1st. For more information and participating locations, visit southernstates.com/FFA.
Southern States Cooperative sells farm and home supplies, including fertilizer, seed, livestock feed, animal health supplies, propane and lawn care supplies.
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About Southern States Cooperative
Southern States Cooperative is a Richmond, Virginia-based farm supply retailer and service cooperative. As one of the nation's largest agricultural cooperatives, it provides a wide range of farm inputs, including fertilizer, seed, livestock feed, pet food, animal health supplies, and petroleum products, as well as other items for the farm and home. Founded in 1923, the cooperative is owned by more than 200,000 farmer-members, and serves its members and non-member customers in primarily the Mid-Atlantic States of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Kentucky.
For more information, visit www.southernstates.com.