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CVA partners with Land O’ Lakes for Food Match Program

Apr 14, 2020

Central Valley Ag (CVA) partnered with Land O’ Lakes to provide funding for area schools with their food programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. CVA matched the donated funds provided through Land O’ Lakes Foundation’s Member Match Program. During April 2020, CVA distributed checks to 13 local schools to help them continue their breakfast/lunch or backpack programs.  The thirteen schools included:
 
Bancroft-Rosalie Community School, Bancroft, NE
Blessings in a Backpack - Elkhorn Valley Schools, Tilden, NE
Creighton Community School, Creighton, NE
East Butler Public Schools, Brainard, NE
Hampton Public Schools, Hampton, NE
Le Mars Backpack Program, Le Mars, IA
Logan View Public Schools, Hooper, NE
Oakland-Craig Public Schools, Oakland, NE
Republic County Schools USD 109, Belleville, KS
USD 239 North Ottawa County, Minneapolis, KS
USD 240 Twin Valley Unified Schools, Bennington, KS
USD 378 Riley Public Schools, Riley, KS
Wisner-Pilger Public Schools, Wisner, NE
 
“School meal programs are often the main source of food for our children. CVA and Land O’Lakes are partnering to keep the food programs in our schools funded so our children can focus on their new e-learning during our current pandemic circumstances,” said Peggy Hopwood, SVP of Member Services for Central Valley Ag. “We are so grateful to be a part of this program and support the next generation.”
 


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