Adams Land and Cattle is proud to announce that with the support of its third annual Food 4 Youth campaign, they were able to donate $ 6,830 and 5,632 items to the Custer County Backpack Programs, which provide food and other necessary items to send home with the students. The Food 4 Youth Challenge, held October 4-20, was open to businesses, schools and civic organizations in the region.
A total of 37 Custer County businesses and organizations participated, collecting 5,632 snacks and meals for Custer County Backpack Programs, which help provide food for their students, who may not know when will be their next meal.
Additionally, Adams Land and Cattle encouraged donations of cash and grocery gift cards to support programs through the Food 4 Youth Fund administered by the Custer County Foundation. The total received at the end of the challenge was $ 6,830, which will be split evenly among all programs to meet their future needs.
The companies and organizations that participated are: Adams Land and Cattle, Absolute Plumbing, Ansley Lumber & Supply, Anselmo-Merna Schools, BD, Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce, Bruning Bank, Central Nebraska Medical Clinic, Custer County Foundation, Custer Federal State Bank, Evans Feed, Farm Credit Services of America, Flatwater Bank of Ansley, Four Corners 4-H Club, Gary’s Superfoods, Gibbons Electric, Great Western Bank, Grocery Kart, Insurance of the Heartland, Jones Insurance, Lillie Kate Boutique, Livvia’s Boutique , Main Street Styles, Muddy Creek Ag, Nebraska Integral Wellness, Nebraska State Bank, North Park Elementary – Broken Bow, Precious Angels Daycare, Runza, Sargent High School FBLA, Sargent Irrigation, Drilling, and Pipe, St. Joseph’s 8e Religious education class, team physiotherapy, Thomas breeding and triple blessed boutique.
“We would like to thank Custer County for making our third Food 4 Youth Challenge a success and helping to ensure that the youth of Custer County have nutritious meals at the end of the day.” said Liz Babcock, communications director of the CCLA. âAll of us at Adams Land & Cattle are incredibly grateful and amazed at the response from the community and our neighboring businesses and organizations to support the backpack programs at our local schools. “