Jones County farmer directs donation to local Bread of Life Ministry

Bread of Life Ministry has received a $2,500 donation from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and directed by  local farmer Clara (& Chub) Richards of Jones County. The donation will help the organization by:  we will be able to fight rural hunger by purchasing 3,300 meals for our community members in need.

“After witnessing the mission of Bread of Life Ministry since its inception, I have seen so many wonderful things happen.  I have a biblical scripture also:  “When have I seen you hungry and not fed you?” Matthew 25:42.  Thank you to Chub and Clara Richards!

For six years, America’s Farmers Grow Communities has collaborated with farmers to donate over $22 million to more than 8,000 community organizations across rural America. Winning farmers will direct donations to nonprofits to help fight rural hunger, purchase life saving fire and EMS equipment, support ag youth leadership programs, buy much needed classroom resources, and so much more.


America’s Farmers Grow Communities partners with farmers to support local nonprofit causes that positively impact farming communities across rural America. Grow Communities is one program in the America’s Farmers community outreach effort, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Other programs include America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, which encourages rural youth to remain in agriculture and provides $1,500 college scholarships to high school and college students pursuing ag-related degrees and America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, which works with farmers to nominate rural school districts to compete for $10,000 and $25,000 math and science grants. Visit to learn more. 

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