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Harvest for All Program Raises Nearly $426K to Fight Hunger

photo credit: New Hampshire Farm Bureau

Farm and ranch families nationwide donated 31 million pounds of food and raised $425,879 to help fight hunger and assist in other community service outreach in 2023 through Farm Bureau’s Harvest for All program. The monetary and food donations totaled the equivalent of 26 million meals.

Criteria for tracking Harvest for All donations included dollars and pounds of food donated by state and county Farm Bureaus, as well as volunteer hours, reported from the grassroots up as part of the annual campaign.

The spirit of farm communities has always been one of working together and giving back. Now in its 22nd year, Harvest for All is spearheaded by members of Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers & Ranchers program, but members of all ages from across the nation contribute to the effort. Their participation helps ensure Americans who are facing food insecurity can enjoy the bounty of food farmers and ranchers produce. In addition to raising food and funds, farmers and ranchers tallied 21,571 hours for local food insecurity efforts and other community service.

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