Wyoming Farm Bureau accepting requests for charitable contributions – April 12, 2010

Laramie–The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) is accepting requests for charitable contributions for 2010.  Each year the organization is able to make charitable contributions thanks to a program offered by FBL Financial Group, Inc.

“We are proud to contribute financial assistance to organizations whose work benefits the agriculture industry in the state of Wyoming,” Perry Livingston, WyFB President, said.  “We encourage qualifying organizations to submit their proposals to us so they may be considered for this year’s charitable contributions budget.”

Requests will be considered for organizations who meet the following criteria:

  • The organization must be classified as 501 (c) (3) by the IRS.
  • The organization must serve Farm Bureau members or residents of communities where Farm Bureau is an employer or:
    • Industry educational organizations that provide direct or indirect benefit to Farm Bureau.
    • Health organizations that promote practices or educational programs beneficial to Farm Bureau.

Visit www.wyfb.org and click on the calendar link for detailed proposal requirements.  Requests are due in the Wyoming Farm Bureau office no later than May 17, 2010.  Mail to:  Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation, ATTN:  Ellen Westbrook, PO Box 1348, Laramie, WY  82073.  For questions, call 800.442.8325 ext. 719, 307.721.7719 or ewestbrook@wyfb.org.

The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation is the state’s largest general agriculture organization.  Members work together from the grassroots to develop agricultural policy, programs and services to enhance the rural lifestyle of Wyoming.  On the web, www.wyfb.org.

CONTACT:
Kerin Clark, WyFB Media Director, 307.532.2002 or kclark@wyfb.org
Ken Hamilton, WyFB Executive Vice President, 307.721.7712 or khamilton@wyfb.org

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