Northeast Iowa Food Bank Partners with John Deere

posted on Thursday, August 1, 2019 in Investor Highlights

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Full article from the Northeast Iowa Food Bank

On Wednesday, June 12, 2019 the Northeast Iowa Food Bank announced a three year partnership of $1.5 million from The John Deer Foundation and John Deere Waterloo Operations. 

Northeast Iowa Food Bank Partners with John Deere

The food bank says that the money will be put towards increasing capacity, updating infrastructure, upgrading technology, and allowing them to dramatically increase the quantity and quality of the service they provide to the 16 county area. 

“We are extremely humbled to have The John Deere Foundation invest so generously into our organization’s mission. Investments like this will allow us to make incredible advancements in every facet of our operation,” stated Barbara Prather, the Executive Director of the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. “Opportunities like this are rare and exciting, and put us one step closer to Closing the Meal Gap in all of northeast Iowa’s 16 counties by 2025.”