Alltech is launching a fund to help ranchers and others impacted by Hurricane Harvey. And sending a team down to help rope cattle.
The Nicholasville-based global animal nutrition company is donating $20,000 to the Hope After Harvey and will match all other donations. The non-profit fund specifically will deliver relief to Texas’ farm and ranch community, Alltech said. To give to Hope After Harvey, visithttps://go.alltech.com/harveyrelief.
Additionally, the Alltech family has committed to donating $100,000 in value of animal feed and crop products.
And a team of employees is heading to Texas this week to help rope cattle. More employee teams are being organized for trips in the months ahead to support farmers and ranchers wherever they need extra hands, whether in installing new fencing, rebuilding barns, restoring fields or herding animals, the company said.
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“Harvey hit home for many of our customers and employees in Texas, and, therefore, Harvey has hit ‘home’ for the Alltech family globally,” said Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech. “Our Lone Star friends will not stand alone; they will have our support every step of the rebuild.”