Red Sun Farms Exceeds 2018 Donations to Make-A-Wish Foundation

Mon. December 16th, 2019 - by Lilian Diep

CANADA - The Great White North is known for many things, but in this industry, we look to it as a beacon for greenhouse growing operations. Not only are farmers growing premium vegetables, but they are promoting healthy lifestyles for everyone in the country. Red Sun Farms took this a step further when it introduced a program to encourage healthy living in the workplace. By providing produce boxes for a donation of five dollars a box, the company delivers fresh, quality vegetables straight from the Red Sun Farms’ greenhouses.

Jim DiMenna, President, Red Sun Farms“I am so incredibly proud of our team,” said Jim DiMenna, President. “The Make-A-Wish foundation is such a great organization, and our team really hit it out of the park this time.

As an added incentive, all money collected from the boxes is donated to the Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario chapter, granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience. According to a press release, when DiMenna heard about the team’s plan, he decided to up the ante and match every dollar raised in support of the initiative.

All money collected from the purchase of a Red Sun Farms’ produce box is donated to the Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario chapter

In 2017 the team donated $5,720, which grew to $9,770 in 2018. This year it grew even more, hitting a record of $10,890. With the growth of donations year-over-year, the bar is set high for 2020, and the Red Sun Farms team is more than willing to take on the challenge.

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