Illinois John Deere And River Bend Food Bank Celebrate Fundraiser Total

MOLINE–On Thursday evening, The John Deere Foundation and River Bend Food Bank jointly hosted a celebration at The John Deere Pavilion to celebrate the conclusion of a 2-month long fundraising campaign. The match campaign, titled “Plowing a New Path to End Hunger,” began in August 2023 with a pledge from The John Deere Foundation to match community donations raised by River Bend Food Bank up to $650,000. This investment, combined with matching community donations, would allow River Bend to purchase an additional 6.5 million meals, closing the meal gap in Scott, Rock Island, and Dubuque Counties.... Read More