Over $111,000 Raised for Local Agricultural Education Programs on Scoops of Thanks Day
Culver’s Guest Donations Make a Difference
PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis.— Every scoop of Fresh Frozen Custard mattered during Culver’s Scoops of Thanks Day fundraiser on May 3. Guests showed their support for agricultural education by stopping at Culver’s more than 650 restaurants and donating $1 in exchange for a single scoop of Fresh Frozen Custard. The fundraiser is part of Culver’s Thank You Farmers® Project and raised over $111,000.
“These young agricultural leaders are our future, and we are so thankful that our guests understand how important it is to support them and their education,” said Jessie Kreke, senior marketing manager for Culver’s. “A $1 donation may seem small, but when all that generosity adds up, we are able to make a positive difference for so many people across the country.”
The Thank You Farmers® Project supports agricultural education programs, like the National FFA Organization, that encourage smart farming practices in an effort to make sure we continue to have enough food to feed our country’s growing population.
Since 2013, the Thank You Farmers Project has raised over $1.7 million in support of the National FFA Organization, local FFA chapters and a variety of local agricultural organizations. To learn more about the program and how to get involved, visit culvers.com/thankyoufarmersproject.
For over 30 years, Culver’s guests have been treated to cooked-to-order food made with farm-fresh ingredients and served with a smile. The ever-expanding franchise system now numbers more than 650 family-owned and operated restaurants in 24 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 or www.instagram.com/culvers
About the National FFA Organization:
The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 653,359 student members as part of 8,568 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is supported by 344,239 alumni members in 2,051 local FFA alumni chapters throughout the U.S. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students 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 United States Congress, and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at FFA.org and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the official National FFA Organization blog.