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Dec 3, 2014

AFB Presents $10,000 to Local Aurora Philanthropic Programs

Aurora, MO, November 24, 2014 – AFB recently presented $10,000 grants to two local programs in the Aurora area – Come and Dine and The Aurora Dawg Pound.

The donation supports AFB’s core principle of community involvement and betterment through charitable organizations and educational institutions located in the communities where AFB International does business and where its employees reside. This year, AFB asked its employees for input on who should be considered for this year’s grants. Main Street Aurora made the request on behalf of the two programs. Read the full article.

 

About Come and Dine at First Baptist Church
Come and Dine runs for seven weeks during the summer months when children are not in school and provides them with two meals a day. The church has hosted the program for six years and has served 8,128 meals to date. The program director, Barbara Wommack, exclaimed, “I never thought I would get that much at once and this is necessary to keep our program going.”
 

About The Aurora Dawg Pound
The Aurora Dawg Pound promotes responsible dog ownership, good dog care and dog welfare. This grant will help implement a spay/neuter program and renovate the much-needed aging Pound. They estimate preventing 850 possible pets through the program. This year’s grant will also enable the group to continue adoption efforts.


About AFB International
AFB International is a science and technology-based leader in pet food palatability. AFB researches, develops, manufactures, and sells products that make pet foods more appealing to pets and their owners. AFB is headquartered in St. Charles, Missouri, USA, and has offices and production capabilities around the globe. For more information, visit afbinternational.com and to keep up with industry trends, visit our blog palatantsplus.com.