Farm Rescue Aids Record Number of Farm FamiliesPublished by on
JAMESTOWN, N.D, December 4, 2013 - Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides planting and harvesting assistance free of charge to farm families who have experienced a major illness, injury or natural disaster, has finished harvesting for 2013. 50 farm families were helped this year, and the reasons ranged from paralysis, broken bones, cancer and natural disasters.
“Every year, we try to help the maximum number of farm families experiencing unexpected crises, and this year, we were able to help 50 farm families,” said Bill Gross, founder and president. “We are thankful for our volunteers, sponsors, and all who support Farm Rescue in making a positive impact for present and future generations of farm families and rural communities.”
Visit farmrescue.org to view video testimonials and recent news articles, and see where Farm Rescue has helped farmers. Farm Rescue is also active on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and LinkedIn.
About Farm Rescue
Farm Rescue was founded in 2006 and has helped more than 250 families since its inception. The organization’s mission is to help farmers who have experienced a major illness, injury, or natural disaster by providing the necessary equipment and manpower to plant or harvest their crop. Farm Rescue helps farm families in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, and Iowa. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014 planting season, which can be obtained at 701-252-2017 or www.farmrescue.org .