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Landus Cooperative Donates $30,750 to Local Fire/Rescue Crews Across Territory

Bayard Fire Department
Eligible Fire/Rescue crews receive a $750 Core Grant from Landus Cooperative


AMES, Iowa (Jan. 20, 2020) – Forty-one fire/rescue crews around the state were awarded $750 each from Landus Cooperative in January. Landus Cooperative awarded $30,750 as part of their annual donation to local fire and rescue crews in areas where they do business. 

“Supporting fire and rescue crews is something Landus Cooperative takes pride in,” said Mark Miner, Interim CEO of Landus Cooperative. “Many of our employees and farmer-members are part of safety and emergency response crews. They play a crucial role in our rural communities and to the cooperative itself.”

The farmer-owned cooperative announced the Core Grant program at the beginning of 2017 as part of a quarterly philanthropy focus. With this grant, 41 fire and rescue crews will be able to continue to update and improve their equipment and services to respond to emergencies in their community and surrounding areas. 

“We appreciate the dedication of these crews to the safety and protection of our employees, farmer-members, and community members," said Alyssa Speake, communications specialist who oversees the donation process at Landus Cooperative.

The complete list of who received the grant:

ACKLEY VOL. FIRE DEPT
ADAIR FIRE & RESCUE
ALDEN FIRE DEPT
AREDALE FIRE/CITY
ATLANTIC FIRE & RESCUE
AUBURN FIRE & RESCUE
BAYARD AMBULANCE
BAYARD VOL. FIRE DEPT
BOXHOLM VOL. FIRE DEPT
BRISTOW VOL. FIRE DEPT
BRITT VOL. FIRE DEPT
CASEY FIRE DEPARTMENT
CHURDAN FIRE & RESCUE
DEDHAM FIRE DEPT

DEDHAM FIRST RESPONDERS
DIKE FIRE DEPT
EASTON VOL. FIRE DEPT
EXIRA FIRE & RESCUE
FOREST CITY FIRE DEPT
GOWRIE FIRE
GREENE VOL. FIRE DEPT
GREENE VOL. AMBULANCE
HALBUR FIRE DEPT
LAKE CITY FIRE DEPT
LYTTON AREA EMS
MANILLA FIRE DEPT
MARNE FIRE DEPT
NEWELL FIRE DEPT 

ODEBOLT FIRE DEPT
ODGEN VOL. FIRE DEPT
PATON VOL. FIRE DEPT
PLAINFIELD FIRE DEPT
PLAINFIELD FIRST RESPONDERS
RALSTON FIRE DEPT
READING-CEDAR VOL. FIRE DEPT
SAC CITY FIRE DEPT
SCRANTON FIRE DEPT
STUART FIRE & RESCUE
WEST HANCOCK AMBULANCE SERVICE
WOODWARD FIRE
ZEARING FIRST RESPONDERS