Marilee Schumacher of Rosebush has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Grow Communities gives farmers the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct to their favorite local nonprofit organizations. To further support counties that have been declared disaster areas due to drought by the U.S.D.A. winning farmers in these counties were able to direct double the donation, a total of $5,000 to further support the community.
Isabella County was declared a disaster area by the USDA, giving Marilee Schumacher, the opportunity to place two $2,500 donations. Marilee Schumacher selected Community Cancer Services and Isabella Northeast Fire Dept .