Hornick, IA- While the floodwaters have begun to recede, the devastation created by the massive floodwaters that it created continues to be felt by the residents of Hornick. The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation of $10,000 to provide relief to the residents of Hornick.
“While NEW Cooperative employees and equipment, relief agencies, and many volunteers have worked countless hours to provide clean up, we know the effects of the flooding will be felt by the residents of Hornick for years to come. ” said Jared Ehrp, Region 5 Manager of NEW Cooperative. “By collaborating with CoBank and the Land O’ Lakes Foundation, we are able to provide direct assistance to the residents of Hornick. We are glad to help the communities where are members and employees live.”
Curt Crichton, Hornick Fire Department Chief stated, “We appreciate NEW Cooperative’s support throughout the flooding. The use of NEW’s equipment and employees during the height of the flooding and after for cleanup efforts was sure a big help.”
On Wednesday, April 24, 2019 NEW Cooperative board members Nick Kerr, Dan Drenkhahn, along with Jared Ehrp, Region 5 manager and Gary Moritz, representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation, CoBank and the Land O’ Lakes Foundation presented checks to members of the Hornick Fire Department in the total amount of $10,000.
Picture from L to R: Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director, Dan Drenkhahn and Nick Kerr, NEW Cooperative Board members and Jared Ehrp, NEW Cooperative Region 5 Manager presenting the $10,000 donation to Curt Crichton, Hornick Volunteer Firefighters President and Matt Scheer and Ben Ronfeldt of the Hornick Fire Department.
About NEW Cooperative, Inc. and the NEW Cooperative Foundation
NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 4,700 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.
The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.