December 10, November 16, 2012 – State Farm® is showing support for an organization that plays a key role with northern Mississippi youth. The state’s largest home and auto insurer is presenting the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Mississippi with a $2,500 grant to support youth programs. The grant is part of State’s Farm’s continuing efforts to ensure young people of all ages have access to quality programs that will allow them to achieve their greatest potential and prepare them to be active participants in their communities. The grant encourages young people to make good choices, provides mentors for young people and affects the cultural and physical conditions in their neighborhoods.
"State Farm is committed to helping create a healthy business environment through philanthropy and by working with local relationships to build stronger communities," says State Farm Public Affairs Specialist Emily Clark.
The $2,500 donation will be presented Thursday, December 13 at 1:15 p.m. at the Community Development Foundation located at 398 East Main Street in Tupelo.The media is encouraged to cover the presentation and spotlight the success of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Mississippi.
Roszell Gadson, State Farm Public Affairs, (770) 418-5940.
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