Being able to help make the holidays a little brighter for those less fortunate is something we are very proud of.
Westminster, MD (PRWEB) December 13, 2016
MidAtlantic Farm Credit staff across Delmarva collected $1,600 to donate to WBOC’s annual Bless Our Children Campaign, benefitting children and families in need across the region. The campaign has raised over so far $150,000 this year.
“We are fortunate to live and work in a wonderful community here on Delmarva,” says Stuart Cooper, MidAtlantic Farm Credit’s Delmarva Division Vice President. “Being able to help make the holidays a little brighter for those less fortunate is something we are very proud of.”
For over a decade, local news station WBOC has been raising money through the Bless Our Children campaign. All donations are distributed to various charitable groups across Delmarva to purchase holiday gifts for families in need. In 2015, over $245,000 was collected from area residents and businesses.
The Bless Our Children campaign is administered by Draper Holdings Charitable Foundation, Inc. For more information, or to donate, please visit wboc.com/story/11557604/wboc-bless-our-children-campaign.
About MidAtlantic Farm Credit
MidAtlantic Farm Credit is an agricultural lending cooperative owned by its member‐borrowers. It provides farm loans for land, equipment, livestock and production; crop insurance; and rural home mortgages. The co-op has over 11,100 members and almost $2.6 billion in loans outstanding. MidAtlantic has branches serving Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. It is part of the national Farm Credit System, a network of financial cooperatives established in 1916 to provide a dependable source of credit to farmers and rural America.