Farrow continues tradition of giving back to communities! - Donations to food-banks and children’s charities total $72,500

December 03, 2013

Farrow today announces donations of $72,500 dollars to food-banks in locations where Farrow has offices and employees, as well as three children’s charities, to which the organization has been linked recently.

Rick Farrow, Chairman and C.E.O., together with his brother John, Vice-Chairman, announced the annual charitable donations to local foodbanks company-wide totaling over $70,000.

“We’ve had another successful year, better than we anticipated, and as such, would like to help the communities in which our employees live and work. Since my father’s time we’ve helped food-banks and other community support organizations in the Windsor area; organizations like the Goodfellows. More recently, it has become a company-wide tradition - this is now the fourth year in which we’ve donated to food-banks in cities across North America, which started as part of our 100th Anniversary celebrations. This year, we’ve added three charities which expand that concept – Children of Hope Uganda, Harmony in Action, and the Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society are three organizations which do tremendous work for children in their respective communities. John and I are pleased that the success of our organization allows us to think of others at this time of year.”

The recipient organizations were selected based on input from local area managers, employees and clients, and are listed on the page following.

For further information contact:

Randy Motley President Farrow Canada
2001 Huron Church Rd. Windsor, ON N9A 6L6
Mobile: 905.965.0913
Phone: 416.622.9327 ext. 225


The list of charitable organization to which the funds have been allocated:

Food Banks (Canada)

Bissell Centre (Edmonton)
Daily Bread Food Bank (Windsor)
Downtown Mission - Windsor
Essex Area Food Bank
Salvation Army - Windsor
The Food Bank of Waterloo Region
Unemployed Help Centre (Windsor) Windsor
Goodfellows Club
Windsor Lifeline Outreach

Food Banks (U.S.A.)

ACRS Food Bank (Seattle)
Second Harvest Hartland (Minnesota)
Capuchin Soup Kitchen (Detroit)
Greater Chicago Food Depository
Food Bank of South Central Michigan
Gleaners Community Food Bank (Detroit)
Food Bank of Western New York

Children’s Services

Children of Hope Uganda
Harmony in Action (Windsor)
Windsor-Essex Children's Aid Society

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