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Life’s Heart Update

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Life’s Heart  Living In Faith Everyday Health, Education, Agriculture, Research & Technology Life’s Heart celebrates every small blessing from Kenya.  The Mission vegetable garden harvested a crop of kale, potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, peas and beans.  The Mission cropland produced an excellent harvest of beans and maize to sell.  The Naroosura dirt roadway was finally repaired […]

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Virtual Food Drive

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Join FamilyFarms Charities in supporting the San Antonio Food Bank through our virtual food drive! http://vad.aidmatrix.org/vadxml.cfm?driveid=7816

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Steak for a Good Cause

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Free Range Quest is supporting FamilyFarms Charities by taking the Big Texan Steak Ranch Challenge. All funds raised will go to support FamilyFarms Charities! Check it out: http://freerangequest.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/today-is-the-day-steak-for-a-good-cause/

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Help Midwest Tornado Vicitms

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FamilyFarms Charities donated $1,000 to the Northern Illinois Food Bank to provide food and water to recent tornado victims. If you would like to help, donate to FamilyFarms Charities or directly to the Northern Illinois Food Bank at the link below. https://secure3.convio.net/nifb/site/Donation2?df_id=2040&2040.donation=form1

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2014 FamilyFarms Charities Scholarship

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  FamilyFarms Charities is giving away $1,000 scholarships to two High School graduating Seniors pursuing a career in agriculture. Applicants in the US and Canada should apply. Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2014. To apply click the following link: FamilyFarms Charities Scholarship Application 2014

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center Summer Garden Update

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Despite the very wet spring and then hot, dry St. Louis summer, the garden project at the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center in East St. Louis, Illinois is doing great. On a visit there mid-July, representatives of FamilyFarms Charities were thrilled to see groups of students diligently weeding and caring plants. Using hoes, trowels, and other garden […]

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Trivia Night

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Some have said FamilyFarms Group Teams and staff are highly competitive. They are correct. If there was ever any doubt about that, it was put to rest during the hotly contested trivia match. With 10 categories ranging from “What Network is it on?” to “FamilyFarms Group Trivia,” and ten questions in each category, Laura Cornille-Cannady had […]

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FamilyFarms Charities 5K in Indianapolis

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Nearly 60 FamilyFarms Group Team members, staff and visitors participated in the third annual 5K held in Indianapolis during our summer conference. The canal walk area provided the perfect venue for this event which started at 6:30 am. Most wore their red 5K T-shirt, designed again this year by Rob Sladek. Upon completion of the […]

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2013 Scholarship Winners Announced

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FamilyFarms Charities has awarded two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors planning to pursue college training in fields related to agriculture. Scholarship recipients were selected from applicants across the U.S. on the basis of answers to essay questions, community leadership and involvement, GPA, ACT/SAT scores, and career plans. Cari Beth Halk of Greenbrier, Arkansas and […]

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Urban Gardening Project in East St. Louis at the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center

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In its on-going efforts to promote ag education, FamilyFarms Charities has teamed up with the Jackie Joyner Kersee Foundation center in East St. Louis, IL to provide a hands-on gardening experience for urban youth.  About 250 participants in the summer program and those attending the after-school fall program will learn gardening first-hand as they tend […]

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