IFB Young Leader Facebook campaign benefits food banks

The Illinois Farm Bureau State Young Leader Committee’s Harvest for All initiative on Facebook raised more than $21,000 for eight food banks across the state.

The two-week campaign included donations as well as IFB matching funds. An extra $1,000 per food bank was provided through Harvest for All funds.

Food banks receiving funds include Central Illinois Foodbank of Springfield; Greater Chicago Food Depository; Northern Illinois Food Bank of Geneva; Eastern Illinois Foodbank of Urbana; Peoria Area Food Bank; River Bend Foodbank of Davenport, Iowa; St. Louis Area Foodbank and Tri-State Food Bank of Evansville, Indiana.

This story was provided by FarmWeekNow.com.