Media Press Release
Donate $1 to FFA and Receive a Scoop of Culver's Fresh Frozen Custard
Support Agriculture with "Scoops of Thanks Day
PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis. - April 12, 2016 - Those interested in supporting local agricultural organizations should stop by Culver's on Thursday, May 5, 2016, to participate in the second annual Scoops of Thanks Day. In exchange for a $1 donation, guests will receive a single scoop of Fresh Frozen Custard.
Last year, Scoops of Thanks Day raised more than $40,000 in donations for local or state FFA chapters or other agricultural organizations selected by each restaurant.
"Ag organizations, like FFA, do great work by inspiring young people to enter agricultural careers and support the farming industry," says David Stidham, vice president of marketing for Culver's. "Scoops of Thanks Day allows Culver's and our guests to show our gratitude for farmers and the organizations that support them."
Scoops of Thanks Day is part of Culver's Thank You Farmers program, which recognizes the hard work and commitment of the farmers who produce wholesome food to feed our nation. To date, the Thank You Farmers initiative has raised nearly one million dollars in support of the National FFA Organization and Foundation, local FFA chapters and a variety of local agricultural organizations. To learn more about the program and how to get involved, visit http://www.culvers.com/farmers.
For over 30 years, Culver's guests have been treated to cooked-to-order food made with farm-fresh ingredients, served with a smile. The ever-expanding franchise system now numbers more than 550 family-owned and operated restaurants in 23 states. The restaurants' nationally-recognized customer service is based on small-town, Midwestern values, genuine friendliness and an unwavering commitment to quality. Signature items include the award-winning ButterBurger®, made from fresh, never frozen, beef, and Fresh Frozen Custard, including the famous Flavor of the Day program. For more information, visit www.culvers.com, www.culvers.com/facebook, www.twitter.com/culvers, www.gplus.to/culvers or www.instagram.com/culvers
About the National FFA Organization:
The National FFA Organization is a nationwide youth organization of 629,367 student members who participate in 7,757 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. FFA's mission is to make a positive difference in students' lives by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st U.S. Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. As a service to state and local agricultural education programs, the U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA. For more information, visit the National FFA Organization online at www.FFA.org, on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization.