A $3,800 donation was given to the BackPack Program from CHS Eastern Farmers’ “Food” fundraiser. Pictured from left are Tom Nelson, Darcy Raddle, Luverne Elementary School Child Guide Lisa Dinger, Carl Gehrke and Josh Hansen.Rock County Food Shelf was a recipient of $8,589.78 from CHS Eastern Farmers. Pictured from left are Tom Nelson, Dan Kindt, Josh Hansen, Carl Gehrke and Food Shelf representative Mary Gehrke.

CHS Eastern Farmers gives more than $12,000 to food programs

CHS Eastern Farmers and CHS Nutrition received donations of $31,000 and more than 1,300 pounds of food during the company’s “Harvest for Hunger” campaign during the month of March.

In Luverne CHS donated $3,800 to the Luverne Public School’s Backpack Program and $8,589.78 to the Rock County Food Shelf.

The money raised came through donations from CHS vendors, sales representatives, employees and customers along with special events such as the Reuben sandwich feed in Luverne

Kyle Heronimus in the Brandon, South Dakota, office and Luverne’s Matt Mostad co-chaired the event. 

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