In honor of Veteran's Day, Christensen Farms, one of the largest family-owned pork producers in the country, donated a total of $10,000, as well as Thanksgiving hams valuing $10,000 to veterans organizations across the Midwest. The organization collaborated with local groups in 15 communities.
"At Christensen Farms, we are committed to helping strengthen the communities we operate in, with the support of veterans being one of the core focuses within that commitment," says Amber Portner, Christensen Farms communications manager. "It is our hope that these donations will help provide some support to those who have nobly served our nation with the essentials they need, every day."
The following communities and veteran support organizations received donations from Christensen Farms this Veteran's Day holiday: Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 15 (New Ulm, Minn.), Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 33 (Marshall, Minn.), Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 24 (Montevideo, Minn.), Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 34 (Willmar, Minn.), Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 32 (Fairmont, Minn.), American Legion Post 10 (Lake Benton, Minn.), Family Alliance for Veterans of America (Forest City, Iowa), Brushy Creek Honor Flight 13th (Estherville, Iowa), Butler County American Veteran Chapter (Bristow, Iowa), O'Neill American Legion, Post 93 (O'Neill, Neb.), American Legion Post 128 (Crofton, Neb.), American Legion Post 8 (Pierre, S.D.), Disabled Veterans of America, Swanson O Connor Chapter 13 (Aberdeen, S.D.), and American Legion Post 211 (Paris, Ill.).