Belmond-Klemme FFA Igniting the Spirit
posted on Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Ignite the Spirit photos just keep rolling in!
This post features Belmond-Klemme FFA members who are doing good in their community with the help of the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation program.
The agriculture education students in this FFA chapter used the pork loins and funds from Ignite the Spirit to support its annual FFA Food Drive. After the drive, they created 35 boxes with the food they collected and donated them to families that live in the school district. The boxes included everything you’d need for a holiday meal as well as some health essentials. They donated these items to their local food pantry as well as working closely with community leaders to ensure that the food was distributed to families in need.
We met these service minded FFA members when they picked up their pork loins and kits for the meals at the Hampton Operation Christmas Meal stop.
This FFA chapter is a participant in Operation Christmas Meal’s Ignite the Spirit program, aimed at supporting students who wish to help fight hunger, locally.
Ignite the Spirit is a program of the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation and Iowa Select Farms and offers student FFA and 4-H organizations two cases of pork loins, a $250 check and kits so they can develop local partnerships and seek ways to help families in need.
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