FMH Silent Auction Raises $4K for Food Bank of Iowa

In its September 11 report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture?s (USDA) crop production forecasts did not waiver much from the optimistic August report.

foodbankIn mid-September, employees in the FMH home office donated gift baskets for a silent auction to be held at the annual Steak Fry event on September 21. In mid-September, employees in the FMH home office donated gift baskets for a silent auction to be held at the annual Steak Fry event on September 21. In mid-September, employees in the FMH home office donated gift baskets for a silent auction to be held at the annual Steak Fry event on September 21.

The Steak Fry event is a dinner for FMH employees and retirees. It’s when FMH welcomes new employees, and recognizes employees with significant work anniversaries and position changes over the past year. It is also a time for management to thank the employees for their hard work and dedication to the company.

FMH employees raised a total of $2,040 on the sale of baskets, which was matched by FMH, for a total contribution of $4,080 to the Food Bank of Iowa.

“Every community in Iowa is affected by hunger and food insecurity, so it’s vital to have the support of community members like Farmers Mutual Hail,” said Danny Akright, Communication Manager at Food Bank of Iowa. “The generous gift that your team provided to the Food Bank will provide more than 16,000 meals to Iowans who need them, in our community and throughout our service area.”