What could be better than a $1 scoop of delicious frozen custard? Not much, except in this case, that $1 was a donation toward supporting local agricultural education programs. And that’s better.
Culver’s Restaurants’ “Scoops of Thanks Day” is when guests at 650 restaurants make a $1 donation for a single scoop of frozen custard. That day was May 3 this year, and the project raised more than $111,000 for local agricultural education programs.
The fundraiser is part of Culver’s Thank You Farmers Project, which began in 2013. Before this most recent event, the company had raised more than $1.7 million to support the National FFA Organization, local FFA chapters and a variety of local agricultural organizations.
“These young agricultural leaders are our future, and we are so thankful that our guests understand how important it is to support them and their education,” said Jessie Kreke, senior marketing manager for Culver’s, in a press release from the company. “A $1 donation may seem small, but when all that generosity adds up, we are able to make a positive difference for so many people across the country.”
Culver’s says “Thank You Farmers,” but farmers can give a big thank you to Culver’s for its support of agriculture. To learn more about the program and how to get involved, visit culvers.com/thankyoufarmersproject.