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Farm Credit of the Virginias Makes Christmas Donations to 25 Local Charities

This month, Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV), a lending cooperative that provides financing to farmers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners in Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, pledged a Christmas donation of more than $13,000 divided amongst 25 charities local to their 96-county territory. The annual holiday donation is made on behalf of the Association’s valued customer-owners and business affiliates. The following charitable organizations received a Christmas donation:

Brad Cornelius, Chief Executive Officer of Farm Credit of the Virginias, said, “Our Association is proud to support these organizations and their endeavors to strengthen the rural communities we serve. Each of these worthy programs bring good people together to achieve a greater common good, we’re honored to play a small role in the advancement of their efforts. Most importantly, we are glad to be able to thank our valued customer-owners by putting dollars back into their local communities.”

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The Verona branch team presents Christmas donation to Verona Community Food Pantry

About Farm Credit of the Virginias

Farm Credit of the Virginias provides over $2 billion dollars in financing to more than 11,000 farmers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners throughout Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland. Farm Credit is a cooperative capitalized largely through investments made by farmers, ranchers and the rural homeowners and businesses that borrow from them. In fact, as part of a nationwide network they are the largest single provider of agricultural credit in the United States and have been for over 100 years.  Farm Credit helps maintain and improve the quality of life in rural America and on the farm through its constant commitment to competitive lending, expert financial services and for facilitating and sharing knowledge and resources through the Farm Credit Knowledge Center. For more information, visit

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