CHS Foundation Announces Haiti Relief Funds

Jan 25, 2010, 16:09 ET from CHS Foundation

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The CHS Foundation announced today it will contribute a total of $25,000 to CARE and American Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund in support of Haitian relief efforts.  The foundation will also set aside an additional $25,000 to match CHS employee contributions to these designated organizations.  The CHS Foundation is an independent, private foundation supported by CHS Inc., a leading energy, grains and foods company.

"As the tragic aftermath of the earthquake unfolds with unprecedented loss of life, livelihoods and homes, we recognize the great responsibility placed upon relief organizations, governments, companies and citizens around the world to assist in recovery," said William Nelson, president, CHS Foundation.  "We are gratified to support relief efforts through our contributions to CARE and the American Red Cross."

The CHS Foundation ( is the major giving entity of CHS Inc. ( As a part of the CHS stewardship focus, the CHS Foundation is committed to investing in the future of rural America, agriculture and cooperative business through education and leadership development.

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