Christensen Farms givees $10,000 to Veterans in the Midwest S

Submitted photo At left is Timothy Jones, Veteran and Director of IT at Christensen Farms, presenting a check to Dan Meyer, representative from the Chapter 15 DAV.

LEEPY EYE – In honor of Veteran’s Day, Christensen Farms, one of the largest family-owned pork producers in the country, donated a total of $10,000 to Veteran’s support organizations across the Midwest.

The organization collaborated with local groups in 13 communities in which it operates to provide donations to help support veterans, which included a donation to the New Ulm Disabled Veterans of America (“DAV”) Chapter.

“At Christensen Farms, we are committed to helping strengthen the communities we operate in, with the support of Veterans being one of the core focuses within that commitment,” said Amber Portner, Christensen Farms Communications Manager. “It is our hope that this donation will help provide some support to those who have nobly served our nation with the essentials they need, every day, including right here in New Ulm.”

Headquartered outside of Sleepy Eye, hristensen Farms has pork production, feed mill and truck wash operations located across South Central Minnesota. In this region, they employ over 250 people and manage contract partnerships with local farmers, who all help to support and achieve the mission of Christensen Farms.

The following communities and Veteran support organizations received donations from Christensen Farms this Veteran’s Day holiday: Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 15 (New Ulm, Minn.), Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 33 (Marshall, Minn.), Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 24 (Montevideo, Minn.), Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 34 (Willmar, Minn.), Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 32 (Fairmont, Minn.), Family Alliance for Veterans of America (Forest City, Iowa), Brushy Creek Honor Flight 13th (Estherville, Iowa), Butler County American Veteran Chapter (Bristow, Iowa), O’Neill American Legion, Post 93 (O’Neill, Neb.), Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 8 (Norfolk, Neb.), American Legion, Post 8 (Pierre, SD), Disabled Veterans of America, Swanson O Connor Chapter 13 (Aberdeen, SD), and American Legion Post 211 (Paris, Ill.).