Sussex County Farmer wins $2,500 for Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Award ceremony set for January 21, 2012


Clay Tatman of Bridgeville has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations.

The donations are available through the Monsanto Fund. Tatman has designated the Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company, located in Bridgeville, to receive the award in Sussex County.

In 1,245 eligible counties in 39 states, farmers could win $2,500 for their favorite community nonprofit. The Monsanto Fund expects to invest more than $3.1 million in local communities.

America’s Farmers Grow Communities is part of a broad commitment by the Monsanto Fund to highlight the important contributions farmers make every day to our society by helping them grow their local communities.

Nearly 60,000 farmers participated in the second annual Grow Communities program, which is designed to benefit nonprofit groups such as ag youth, schools and other civic organizations. For more information and to see a full list of winners, visit