If you are interested in conducting a Progressive Agriculture Safety Day for your school or community, carefully read all of the information found under the What We Do tab. This material spells out what is required of you and the volunteers you recruit. Applications are due on July 15 for Safety Day events to be held the following calendar year.
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If there is a Progressive Agriculture Safety Day planned near you, contact the coordinator to see how you can help. Coordinator contact information is found under the Safety Days tab. Most Safety Days need volunteers to help with one or more of the following:
Serve on the planning committee.
Teach one of the classes.
Be a group leader, supervising 8 to 15 participants throughout the day.
Prepare and serve lunch.
Help with pre-registration and registration.
Help with mailings.
Help stuff take-home bags
Help setup or takedown the site.
Provide farm equipment or other items needed for demonstrations.
Provide storage for all supplies.
Help publicize Safety Day through local media.
Print and distribute posters and/or flyers.
Help Fund a Local Safety Day
Most Safety Days need cash or in-kind donations to pay for the following:
Travel for the coordinator to attend a training session for each year they conduct a Safety Day (mileage or airfare; as well as hotel and food expenses)
Rental fees for site
Food (usually one meal, as well as beverages and snacks)
Opening or closing speaker fees
Items for take-home bags
Rental fees for Audiovisual equipment, microphones, etc.
Make a Donation
The Progressive Agriculture Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) code. Our IRS Tax ID number is 63-1166618. Contributions to the foundation are tax deductible. Click the Donate Today button at the top of the page to donate by credit card. If you prefer to mail us a check, please make it payable to the Progressive Agriculture Foundation and send it to:
Progressive Agriculture Foundation
P.O. Box 530425
Birmingham, AL 35253
Please note: Donations to the foundation must be used to fund the entire Progressive Agriculture Safety Day program. We cannot allocate donations for a specific Safety Day. If you are interested in donating to a specific Safety Day event, please contact the local coordinator. Their contact information can be found in the current list of Safety Days.
Become a Sponsor
The Progressive Agriculture Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) code. Our IRS Tax ID number is 63-1166618. This makes a contribution to the foundation tax-deductible. For more information on becoming a sponsor of the Progressive Agriculture Foundation, please call (888) 257-3529 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org