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on April 27, 2016

FamilyFarms Charities receives $100,000 donation

The gift from Allen and Yvonne Lash will be used for ag-based philanthropic efforts

FamilyFarms Charities, the philanthropic arm of FamilyFarms Group, recently received a donation of 4,000 shares in FamilyFarms, LLC, valued at $25 per share, to be used in ag-based philanthropic efforts. The donation, with a value of $100,000, was gifted by FamilyFarms Group CEO Allen Lash and his wife Yvonne.The gift qualifies the couple as the first-ever platinum level donors to FamilyFarms Charities.

“Yvonne and I are thrilled to present this gift to FamilyFarms Charities,” said Lash. “We wholeheartedly support their work as the philanthropic arm of FamilyFarms Group, using agriculture to help those in need. We encourage others to consider FamilyFarms Charities and other worthy philanthropic groups when planning for the disposition of their estates. We truly want others to join us as donors – at platinum, gold, silver, bronze…whatever level is possible.”

“The Lashes’ generous gift is a great example of their investment and leadership in the agricultural industry,” said FamilyFarms Charities Board Chairperson Karmen Mehmen. “Thanks to their donation, we will expand efforts to fulfill our mission of suppling food for the hungry, helping farm families in need, and providing ag-related tools and training to help individuals, families and communities achieve self-sufficiency.”

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