These stuffed animals were donated by Pinal 40 members at the annual Harvest Party. They’ll be given to the Casa Grande Police Department to be used as gifts of comfort for children who are in need of some TLC!
Pinal 40 exists as a fraternity of community members who organized with the primary objective of promoting Pinal County, its youth as well as farming and agriculture related businesses. Philanthropically, Pinal 40 and its membership focus on providing support and funding for youth and education through agribusiness related scholarships and support of local charities.
Formed in 2014, Pinal 40 is a fraternity of community members organized with the primary objective of promoting Pinal County, its youth as well as farming and agriculture related businesses. Philanthropically, Pinal 40 and its membership focus on providing support and funding for youth and education through agribusiness related scholarships and support of local charities.
Pinal 40 is run by an all-volunteer board with all profits benefitting the community via Agricultural Scholarships, Boys and Girls Clubs, FFA, 4-H, and other Charitable Youth Organizations. Since inception, nearly $700,000 has been distributed to the community including over $190,000 in individual scholarship awards. Applications for the 2019 Agricultural Scholarships are available online at Pinal40.org
Recipients of Pinal 40 Foundation funding includes these 2017 Beneficiaries:
- Boys & Girls Club
- Pinal County Jr. Livestock (Auction)
- AZ FFA Foundation
- 4-H (Camp and Scholarship)
- Seeds of Hope
- Natural Resource Education Center
- Central Arizona Fair Association
- Central Pinal Lions Foundation, Inc.
- Big Shots 4H
- Casa Grande Valley Historical Society
- Ride for the Warrior
- Casa Grande Main Street
- Pinal Hispanic Council
- Casa Grande Friends of the Arts
- Delta Research and Educational Foundation
- Pinal/Gila Community Child Services
- John T. Pagel Scholarship Fund
- Pinal County Jr. Livestock Committee
- Pinal County 4H
- The Central Arizona College Foundation
- Maricopa Football Boosters
BENEFITING PINAL COUNTY
Funding for the scholarships and grants is made possible by donations and fundraising including the upcoming Pinal 40 Charity Golf Classic. Once again this year, the tournament will be held at the Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club, rated in the top 10 golf courses in Arizona. To participate, sign up at Pinal40.org/golf