H. J. Baker & Bro., Inc. Makes Donations to Charities Across the Country & in Canada

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Employees determine where donations go during holiday season.

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H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. has a long tradition of supporting the communities where our employees live and work. It is with profound gratitude that this holiday season H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. was able to continue that tradition.

H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. recently announced it made donations to more than 70 non-profit organizations across the country and in Canada at the request of its employees.

H. J. Baker employees at their headquarters in Westport, Connecticut and plant and operation locations throughout the country were asked to suggest local charities in their area the company might make contributions to this year. As a result the following charities have received a contribution.

In Connecticut:
American Heart Association - Wallingford, CT
American Red Cross, Mid Fairfield Chapter - Bridgeport, CT
Americares Foundation - Stamford, CT
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center - Mystic, CT
New Haven Home Recovery - New Haven, CT
Norwalk Hospital - Norwalk, CT
Open Door Shelter - Norwalk, CT
Operation Hope - Fairfield, CT
Salvation Army - Bridgeport, CT
Salvation Army - Hartford, CT
The Center for Women & Families - Bridgeport, CT
The Connecticut Audubon Society - Fairfield, CT

Across the country:    
ALABAMA
Hawks Park - Mobile, AL
United Fund of Atmore Area - Atmore, AL
American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 90 - Atmore, AL
American Red Cross, Gulf Coast - Atmore, AL
Community Friendship Club - Atmore, AL
Care & Assurance System For The Aging and Homebound - Huntsville, AL
First Baptist Church - Geraldine, AL
Marshall County Guardianship Program - Guntersville, AL

ARKANSAS
Churches Joint Council on Human Need - Benton, AR
Fishnet Missions of Jacksonville - Jacksonville, AR
Little Rock Compassion Center - Little Rock, AR
The First Tee of Central Arkansas - Little Rock, AR
Hope Ministry Alliance - Maumelle, AR
First United Methodist Church Youth Group - West Memphis, AR
Crisis Center for Battered Women     - Fort Smith, AR
Gregory Kistler Treatment Center - Fort Smith, AR
Community Rescue Mission - Fort Smith, AR
Fort Smith Boys and Girls Club - Fort Smith, AR    

CALIFORNIA
Community Food Bank - Fresno, CA
Fresno Rescue Mission - Fresno, CA
Marjaree Mason Center - Fresno, CA
Poverello House - Fresno, CA
CHOC - Orange, CA
Laura’s House - Laguna Beach, CA
The Laguna Playhouse - Laguna Beach, CA
The Children’s Hospital, Central CA - Madera, CA
National Cat Protection Society - Newport Beach, CA
Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles Harbor - San Pedro, CA
Pacific Symphony - Santa Ana, CA
St. Michael’s Abby - Silverado, CA
Gospel Center Rescue Mission - Stockton, CA
United Way of San Joaquin County - Stockton, CA
Friends of Banning Landing - Wilmington, CA
Friends of Banning Museum - Wilmington, CA
YMCA of Wilmington - Wilmington, CA

FLORIDA
Sacred Heart Foundation - Pensacola, FL

GEORGIA
American Cancer Society - Atlanta, GA
Hosea Williams Feed the Hungry - Atlanta, GA
The Salvation Army Residences - Atlanta, GA

ILLINOIS
PAWS – Chicago - Chicago, IL
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation - Chicago, IL
Marklund - Geneva, IL

MISSISSIPPI
Sunbelt Christian Youth Ranch - Lake, MS
Crisis Pregnancy Services - Forest, MS
Junior Auxiliary of Scott County - Forest, MS

MISSOURI
Ozarks Food Harvest - Springfield, MO

NEW YORK
Lead The Way Fund - Manhasset, NY
Research to Prevent Blindness - New York, NY
Farms for City Kids - Port Washington, NY
Feel Better Kids - Rockville Centre, NY

NORTH CAROLINA
Helping Hand Clinic - Sanford, NC
Stevens Foundation for Development and Enrichment - Sanford, NC

OKLAHOMA
Town of Westville/Shop with a Cop - Westville, OK
Hope Center - Westville, OK

SOUTH DAKOTA
National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation - Sioux Falls, SD

TENNESSEE
St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital - Memphis, TN

TEXAS
The Empty Stocking Fund - Nacogdoches, TX

CANADA
Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter - Calgary, Alberta
Mustard Seed - Calgary, Alberta
Calgary Inner Faith Food Bank - Calgary, Alberta
Calgary Humane Society - Calgary, Alberta
The Alberta Children’s Hospital - Calgary, Alberta

Christopher V. B. Smith, President & CEO of H.J. Baker said: “H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. has a long tradition of supporting the communities where our employees live and work. It is with profound gratitude that this holiday season H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. was able to continue that tradition. Based on employee input we donated to charities surrounding our locations across the country and in Canada. These charities are on the front lines providing relief and support to those who need it most on a daily basis; including healthcare, food, clothing, clean water and shelter as well as hope and knowledge. We are honored to help support their efforts.”

H.J. Baker is a name synonymous with quality in the feed, fertilizer and sulphur industries for more than 160 years. With more than 20 locations throughout the United States and internationally, H.J. Baker has been mobilizing resources and providing outstanding products and services to the agriculture industry throughout the world. The company's strategically located processing plants, offices and warehouses create a super-efficient pipeline for the vital commodities and products that it sources, manufactures and markets. H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. is headquartered in Westport, Connecticut USA.

For more information on H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. visit their website at http://www.bakerbro.com.

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