The Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation in Bond County has received a donation from the Cargill Cares Committee.
The $5,000 grant was recently presented by Mike and Diane Bingham to Jane Wilhite, member of the foundation board. Diane is also a board member.
The Binghams contract and sell some of their grain through Cargill and nominated the Rhodes Cancer Foundation for the program.
Cargill’s charitable giving department donated the $5,000, due to COVID-19, to help offset its adverse effect on the foundation’s fundraising.
Cargill’s program provides support to non-profit and non-governmental organizations that serve communities in which the company has a presence.
Founded in 2014, the Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation provides financial assistance to Bond County residents battling cancer.