05-30-19 Over $104,000 Donated by Guests on Culver’s® Scoops of Thanks Day

Over $104,000 Donated by Guests on Culver’s® Scoops of Thanks Day

Annual fundraiser supports local agricultural education programs

Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin – May 30, 2019– Culver’s guests showed their support in a big way for agricultural education on Culver’s Scoops of Thanks Day, donating more than $104,000. The fundraiser is part of Culver’s Thank You Farmers® Project and involved guests donating $1 in exchange for a single scoop of Fresh Frozen Custard.

The proceeds raised across Culver’s over 700 restaurants will go to local FFA chapters and other agricultural organizations.

“Each guest who bought a scoop of frozen custard helped us make a real difference in supporting local agricultural education programs,” said Jessie Kreke, senior marketing manager for Culver’s. “It’s amazing to see the support our guests show on Scoops of Thanks Day.”

The goal of Culver’s Thank You Farmers Project is to help ensure the future of our country’s food supply by supporting agricultural education programs that teach smart farming. Since 2013, the initiative has raised over $2 million in support of the National FFA Organization, local FFA chapters and a variety of local agricultural organizations. To learn more about the program and how to get involved, visit culvers.com/thankyoufarmersproject.

About Culver’s:
For over 30 years, Culver’s guests have been treated to cooked-to-order food made with farm-fresh ingredients, served with a smile. The ever-expanding franchise system now numbers over 700 independently owned and operated restaurants in 25 states. The restaurants’ nationally-recognized customer service is based on small-town, Midwestern values, genuine friendliness and an unwavering commitment to quality. Signature items include the award-winning ButterBurger®, made from fresh, never frozen beef, and Fresh Frozen Custard, including the famous Flavor of the Day program. For more information, visit https://www.culvers.com/http://www.culvers.com/facebookhttp://www.twitter.com/culvers or http://www.instagram.com/culvers.

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About the National FFA Organization:

The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 653,359 student members as part of 8,568 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is supported by 344,239 alumni members in 2,051 local FFA alumni chapters throughout the U.S. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress, and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at FFA.org and on FacebookTwitterInstagram and the official National FFA Organization blog.