Nufarm continues to sponsor Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program – Landscape Management

Nufarm’s Blaine Pinkerton (left) presents the check for his sponsorship of the GreenCare for Troops program to EverGreen Project Treasurer Fred Haskett (second from left), CEO Cindy Code (middle) and Board Chair of director Kevin Laycock (right). (Photo: Nufarm)

Nufarm continues its sponsorship of EverGreen Projectof the GreenCare for Troops program. The program, which celebrates its 16th year in 2022, provides free lawn care and landscape maintenance services to military families with deployed active duty military personnel.

Nufarm will contribute $75,000 to the initiative. GreenCare for Troops, along with the GreenCare for Communities initiative, supports healthy green spaces in neighborhoods and cities.

In 2022, GreenCare for Troops added more than 100 new volunteers and 500 military families to the initiative: maintaining a volunteer-to-family match rate above 70%. With its sister program, SnowCare for troopsGreenCare for Troops volunteers provide $2.5 million annually in lawn care and landscaping services to military families across the United States

Nufarm is proud to be title sponsor of GreenCare for Troops again. We all know men and women who have given their time, strength and, in some cases, their lives for this nation we call home,” said Blaine Pinkerton, Vice President of Ornamental Plants, Nufarm. Americas. “It is an honor to serve those who serve our country, and through this program, we can show them our thanks.”

Since the program’s inception in 2006, the GreenCare for Troops initiative has seen more than 11,000 military families and more than 6,000 green industry professionals register to receive or provide these much-needed services.

“Nufarm’s continued incredible support of this invaluable program is making a significant difference in the lives of military families and volunteer contractors across the country,” said Cindy Code, Executive Director of the EverGreen Project. “This ardent support has helped GreenCare for Troops build on its success and ultimately provide safe and healthy yards and landscapes for families in need of relief and peace in a green setting.”

In addition to Nufarm as title sponsor, platinum partners include Toro, SiteOne landscape supply, Heritage Landscape Procurement Group and Snow plow boss. Gold and Silver Partners include Amguard Environmental Technologies and Arborjet/Ecogel. Affiliate partners include the Connecticut Groundskeepers Association and Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association. The program is approved by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.

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