The Farm Credit Associations of NC announce donation to North Carolina 4-H and FFA

The Farm Credit Associations of NC announce a donation of $107,000 to be split evenly between NC 4-H and FFA. 

RALEIGH, NC – AgCarolina Farm Credit, Cape Fear Farm Credit, and Carolina Farm Credit announce a donation of $107,000 is being split evenly between NC 4-H and FFA.

Funds were raised during the 2019 Pull for Youth sporting clays events held throughout the fall.  The sporting clays shoots had over 300 participants, with more than 150 volunteers also taking part in the events. Since the inception of the Pull for Youth sporting clays fundraiser in 2017, the Farm Credit Associations of NC have raised over $315,000 for North Carolina 4-H and FFA. 

The total donation would not be possible without the generosity of the sponsors of Pull for Youth. Statewide sponsorships were available in the amount of $2,500. The Farm Credit Associations would like to thank them for their partnership in raising funds to impact the future leaders of agriculture in our state:

  • American Forest Management
  • Bottomley Evergreens & Farms
  • Capital Chevrolet
  • Case Farms
  • Duke Energy
  • Frost, PLLC
  • Goldsboro Milling Company
  • Hog Slat
  • House of Raeford
  • MCT General Contractors
  • Nexsen Pruet
  • Percivall Advertising
  • Poyner Spruill
  • Smithfield
  • S.T. Wooten

Many businesses from throughout North Carolina also sponsored the event at the local level.  To see the full list of local sponsors that helped make Pull for Youth a success, visit www.farmcreditofnc.com/pullforyouth

The CEOs of AgCarolina Farm Credit, Cape Fear Farm Credit, and Carolina Farm Credit are Dave Corum, Evan Kleinhans, and Vance Dalton respectively.  They issued the following joint statement regarding Pull for Youth: “The Pull for Youth sporting clays had another successful year in 2019. By providing funds to NC 4-H and FFA, the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina are working together to make sure tomorrow’s leaders in agriculture have a bright future. We express our gratitude to the sponsors of this great event, as well as all of those who came to be a shooting participant and volunteer. With your involvement in our Pull for Youth shoot you have made an investment in the future leaders in agriculture. Thank you for all of the contributions to make Pull for Youth a successful event.”

Please visit farmcreditofnc.com/pullforyouth for more information about the Pull for Youth sporting clays events.

AgCarolina Farm Credit is a farmer owned financial cooperative with headquarters in Raleigh. They are the leading provider of credit to farmers in central and eastern North Carolina. AgCarolina Farm Credit has over $1.4 billion in loans and commitments outstanding to nearly 3,300 North Carolina farmers. Loans are made to finance land, homes, farm buildings, operating expenses, livestock and equipment, as well as other purposes. Credit life insurance, appraisal services, and leasing are also available through AgCarolina Farm Credit.

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