Mosaic Makes $2.5 Million Commitment to Saskatchewan Hunger Relief
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Mosaic Makes $2.5 Million Commitment to Saskatchewan Hunger Relief

 
January 10, 2019   |   ShareThis

Mosaic’s Potash business unit committed to $2.5 million in funding for food security and food education initiatives in Saskatchewan over the next three years.

Karen Swager, Senior Vice-President, Potash, made the announcement and shared that the multi-year commitment is a testament to the hard work of food agencies to provide hunger relief to vulnerable families and children. “From providing access to healthy meals each day, to teaching about how food is grown, to providing cooking lessons, to bringing nutrition to the forefront in school and classrooms, these organizations are supporting Saskatchewan families and helping them thrive.”

The $2.5 million in funding will be provided beginning in 2019 through grant agreements with 12 nonprofit organizations focused on food security and food education.

Each year, Potash provides approximately $900,000 in funding to food security and food education programs. Their commitment of three years of funding will allow community groups to better plan by knowing funds will be in place year over year.

“Moving forward with a multi-year funding commitment helps our community partners build capacity within their organizations,” says Swager. “Knowing there is cash in place for these programs and not having to worry about reapplying for grants each year takes some of the pressure off and allows our partners to focus on strengthening communities and supporting families as they move towards food security and self-sufficiency.”