Hettinger County farmer Darrel Ottmar, directed $2,500.00 to M.O.T.T. through Americas Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, a Philanthropic arm of Bayer. As directed by Darrel’s wishes, M.O.T.T. will distribute $500.00 to each of the five following organization – The Mott Dire Department, The Mott Ambulance, The Food Pantry The Playhuse Theatre and the Mott Public Library.
The Ambulance, Fire Department and the Food Pantry provide protection, health and well-being for all the citizens of the community. The Playhouse Theatre and the Mott Public Library are an investment in the youth as they have a place to go for activities as well as to learn.
Each each, the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program partners with local farmers to provide grants to local nonprofits.
Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, a philantropic arm of Bayer, the program provides farmers the opportunity to support and give back to nonprofit organizations they care about in their local communities by enrolling for a chance to direct a $2,500 donation to a non profit of their choice.
Since 2010, the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program has given more than $33 million to over 8,000 nonprofits across rural America.
“A better life is Bayer’s goal. Farmers are invested in their communities, they root for their neighbors, and they know when and where there is a need,” said Al Mitchell, Vice President Corporate Engagement, Bayer. “Farmers are one of America’s best resources, which is why Grow Communities partners wit
h them to direct donations to the organizations they are passionate about and that make a positive impace and a better life in communities.