The Siemer Milling Endowment recently awarded $3000 to Effingham County 4-H Youth Ambassadors. The grant was awarded for the Ambassadors’ Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal Program (P2D2).
As a leadership club for teenage 4-H members, the Youth Ambassadors work to promote 4-H programs and encourage local youth to become involved in their communities. The Effingham County 4-H Youth Ambassadors’ Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal program is used to help residents of Effingham County recycle their unused or unwanted prescription medication. The Youth Ambassadors plan on using the grant to extend the reach of P2D2 to assisted living homes in Effingham County and to promote P2D2 through promotional material.
Established in 2006, the Siemer Milling Endowment has awarded $93,800 to nonprofit organizations, $30,000 being awarded in 2016 alone. The purpose of the Siemer Milling Endowment is provide funding to Effingham County programs that promote the development of young leaders.
For additional information about the Siemer Milling Endowment, visit www.enrichingourcommunity.org/SiemerMillingEndowment.
Pictured: Henry Siemer of Siemer Milling Company, Eli Stice, Lacey Thompson of the Youth Ambassadors, Caroline Stice, Martha Stice, Johanna Stice, Jackson Stice, and Rick Siemer of Siemer Milling Company.