Farm Rescue is ready for planting season and unveils the Sponsor-A-Volunteer program.
 
Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides planting and harvesting assistance free of charge to farm families who have experienced a major illness, injury or natural disaster, is now accepting planting applications from farmers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Montana.  Farm Rescue assisted 50 farm families in 2013 and plans to assist a similar number of families as available funding and volunteer staffing allows.
 
“Now is the time for farmers to apply for planting assistance.  Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 1st,” said Bill Gross, founder & president.  “Friends and neighbors may also anonymously refer a family that is in need of assistance since some families are hesitant to ask for assistance themselves.”
 
Farm Rescue is proud to introduce a Sponsor-A-Volunteer program, which will provide an avenue for potential donors to help further the nonprofit organization’s mission of assisting farm families who have experienced unexpected crises. By making a donation via check or Farm Rescue’s website, anyone can contribute to the important work of the good-hearted, compassionate volunteers.
 
“We are requesting people to consider helping us offset some volunteer costs, which in turn will allow Farm Rescue to mobilize more volunteers,” said Bill Gross, founder & president.  “By sponsoring a volunteer, you are helping us assist more farm families who have experienced major injury, illness or natural disaster.”   

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014 planting season, which can be obtained at 701-252-2017 or www.farmrescue.org.  Sponsor-A-Volunteer donations may be mailed to: Farm Rescue, PO. Box 1100, Jamestown, ND. 58402