St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Two years in the making, Bland Farms and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital signed a three year agreement totaling a minimum of $300,000. The contract negotiated by Delbert Bland encompassed the ability to allow other produce growers to join this fight without having to meet the rigid requirements of having an individual agreement.
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Raymond D. Bland Scholarship for Agriculture
Through hard-work, perseverance, and faith Bland Farms has since developed into a produce industry leader. Bland Farms now seeks to award students who have demonstrated similar qualities. Bland Farms will award two scholarships of $1000 each to two graduates of this current school year to high schools in the Glennville, Georgia area. Applicants must pursue an agricultural or agricultural related field of study. Recipients chosen must begin post secondary studies within one year of high school graduation.
Applicants are evaluated on a range of qualifications including GPA, community involvement, and school activities. Preference is given to individuals with documented learning disabilities and/or financial need.
America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia
Established in 1981, America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia is a locally inspired, volunteer-driven nonprofit food bank and community-building organization with the mission of feeding hungry people and strengthening communities in our twenty-one county service area.
Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia cultivates partnerships with more than 300 agencies to distribute food to families in need throughout southeastern Georgia.
Bland Farms is proud to be one of the many suppliers to America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, providing 4,000 lbs of onions weekly to them.
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