ADM Helps Feed Those in Need with Nearly $360,000 in Contributions to Local Food Banks

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In 2015, Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) contributed nearly
$360,000 to provide food to those in need, including $318,000 in
donations to food banks in 14 different states and more than $40,000 in
matching contributions to food banks from ADM colleagues.

“It’s important to reach out to those in need during the holiday season,
and we provide grants to numerous organizations that provide special
food assistance programs this time of year. Our colleagues also get
involved in many different ways, such as volunteering for and donating
to food drives and food packing events and serving meals at missions and
soup kitchens,” said Jennifer Ballinger, director, ADM Cares. “But it’s
also important to remember that these organizations need support
throughout the year, and as one of the world’s largest agricultural
processors and food ingredient providers, ADM is committed to providing
help year-round to those that need assistance most in the communities
where we live and work.”

The contributions were given through ADM Cares. ADM Cares is a social
investment program that directs funds to initiatives and organizations
that drive meaningful social, economic and environmental progress
worldwide. The program comprises three distinct focus areas: supporting
the responsible development of agriculture, improving the quality of
life in ADM communities and fostering employee giving and volunteer

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About ADM

For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company
(NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital
needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest
agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than
33,000 employees serving customers in more than 140 countries. With a
global value chain that includes more than 460 crop procurement
locations, 300 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 40 innovation
centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect
the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed,
industrial and energy uses. Learn more at


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