The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that half of all current farmers are likely to retire in the next decade, leaving a large gap for the next generation to fill. Fortunately, Chihuahuan Desert Charities wants to fill that gap and is focusing on looking out for the interests of young farmers.
According to Lindsay Lusher Shute, executive director and co-founder of the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC),
Capital and land top most young farmers’ lists” as their biggest challenges.
Chihuahuan Desert Charities is a nonprofit, and December is the most important fundraising month. I hope you take a moment to read our blogs and check out our website and see why our mission is so important to us. Consider donating. No one should have to go hungry in the richest country in the world — yet millions of Americans don't have enough to eat. Our nation's youth should never have to worry where their next meal will come from.
Help us spread the word: Social media is powerful. Telling others about our mission can bring awareness and understanding of this issue to an even wider audience.
Will you join us with a tax-deductible, year-end donation? Come back each day to learn more about this important mission and how YOU can make a difference. You can help immediately by giving to our “Love the People, Feed the People!” campaign. Donate to Fight Hunger in Las Cruces by clicking here.