Barb Bissen presents the Northern Country Coop's donation to Mitchell County Food Bank President Leo Chisholm. Submitted photo

On Friday, June 19, Barb Bissen of Stacyville’s Northern Country Coop Feed Department presented Leo Chisholm of the Mitchell County Food Bank with a check from Nutra Blend’s Food For Hope Campaign. The $3841.03 check is comprised of $3530.63 from Northern Country Coop and $310.40 from Osage Coop Elevator. The Alden-Conger Food Bank also received a donation of $3530.63 from Northern Country Coop Feed Department.

Food For Hope Campaign is an extension of the Drive to Feed Kids Program that NCC participates in yearly, but because of the coronavirus its undetermined if NCC will be hosting its food stands this summer.

Also, in June, Northern Country Coop and the Land O’ Lakes Foundation’s Member Matching Grant Program joined together to make a $1,000 donation to the Southland Faith Community Food Shelf and a $1,000 donation to the LeRoy Area Food Shelf. NCC is pleased to help those who need support during this time of food insecurity and increased demand at area food banks.

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