FMC Corporation, which operates the Agricultural Sciences plant in Middleport, has awarded a Community Mini-Grant to the Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association to support its Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sat., Oct. 8.
The Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held at the State Street Park in Medina with registration beginning at 10:00 a.m. and the Walk to start at 11:15 a.m. More information is available at alz.org/WNYWalk.
FMC’s $600 Community Mini-Grant to support the Walk will help fund the local Alzheimer chapter’s efforts to aid and support families at a critical time in understanding and managing this disease. Services include free care consultations, education programs and events, support groups, online support, and a 24/7 Helpline.
“FMC is proud to be an active participant in our local community and to support such worthy causes as the Alzheimer’s Association with our Community Mini-Grant,” said Katie McFadden, FMC Middleport plant manager. “We hope other businesses, too, will rally around this important cause with their support.”
The “FMC & You: Community Mini-Grants Program” awards individual grants per request from organizations, groups and projects in the towns of Royalton and Hartland that support one or more of FMC’s four primary philanthropic areas of Health and Human Services, Education and Science, Environment and Conservation, and Arts and Culture.
Grant applications are available at www.FMC-Middleport.com or by mailing, emailing or calling Jessica Heideman at the FMC Community Office at 8 S. Vernon St., Middleport, NY 14105, Jessica.Heideman@fmc.com and 716-735-9769. Deadline for monthly submissions is the last day of the month.
Chelsea Torgalski (right), Education Program manager for the Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, receives a Community Mini-Grant from Katie McFadden (left), FMC Middleport Plant manager, to support the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer’s scheduled for Sat., Oct. 8 at State Street Park in Medina. FMC’s $600 Community Mini-Grant to support the Walk will help the local Alzheimer chapter’s efforts to aid and support families at a critical time in understanding and managing this disease.