South Dakota FFA packs 50k+ meals!
We are always so thankful for the support we receive from Future Farmers of America (FFA) groups across the country. Another FFA group was in action again on April 8, packing meals as part of a South Dakota FFA Living to Serve Day.
The South Dakota FFA joined DuPont Pioneer staff to pack 50,580 fortified macaroni and cheese meals that will be distributed through Feeding South Dakota.
Sandy Osterday, S.D. FFA Foundation president said to the Brookings Register, “The FFA organization believes strongly in the fourth line of the FFA motto ‘Living to Serve,’ which is why we are very excited to receive grants from Pioneer and the National FFA as well as day of event manpower assistance and interaction from DuPont Pioneer staff.
“The past few years we have incorporated a community service event into our annual South Dakota FFA state convention. The event gives students the opportunity to work together with FFA members from across the state to make items that will help those in need, the grants allowed us to surpass our goal and have our most successful event since we started the Day of Service project. Knowing we are helping those in need across our state is a great feeling.”
We are incredibly grateful for the time, effort and thoughtfulness South Dakota FFA and DuPont Pioneer staff put into this great event. We cannot achieve our mission to end hunger alone!
For more information, please read this article in the Brookings Register: