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News Release | MKC Donates to Kansas 4-H Leadership Development Funds

Aug 14, 2017

MOUNDRIDGE, KAN. – MKC contributed $19,400 to 4-H organizations to support leadership programs in 18 counties. This year marks the 12th consecutive year for donations made to the 4-H programs within the MKC trade territory.

“This is a great opportunity for us to assist local 4-H organizations that play such a positive role in the lives of so many young people within our trade territory,” says Dave Christiansen, president and CEO, MKC. ““It is exciting to think those same youth will be the future leaders of our communities.”

Funds totaling more than $130,000 have been donated to 4-H since 2006 with matched contributions from the Land O’ Lakes, Inc. Foundation. 

In 2017, MKC made donations to Butler, Clay, Dickinson, Ellsworth, Harvey, Kingman, Marion, McPherson, Morris, Ottawa, Pottawatomie, Reno, Rice, Riley, Saline, Shawnee, Sumner and Wabaunsee counties.

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