JOANN AND SEAN BURNEY- UPDATE ON ALLAIRE COMMUNITY FARM

 
JOANN AND SEAN BURNEY VISITED TO THANK THE ROTARY FOR THE MATCHING GIFT WHICH WILL IMPROVE THEIR 501-3(c) NON PROFIT FARM ESPECIALLY THE GREENHOUSE AND UPDATE US ON THEIR CURRENT PROGRAMS.  THE FARM WAS ESTABLISHED IN 2013.  THEY GROW ORGANIC PRODUCE TO FUND THEIR PROGRAMS AS WELL AS TEACH SPECIAL NEEDS PEOPLE TO LEARN SKILLS ESPECIALLY AUTISTIC AND DOWNS PEOPLE.  SALES OF THE PRODUCE ALONG WITH FOOD DONATED BY WHOLE FOODS HAS BEEN GIVEN TO FAMILIES FIGHTING CANCER.  WORK WITH ARC OF MONMOUTH GROUP AND FRA GROUPS.  HAVE TEACHING PROGRAMS FOR OTHER CHILDREN AS WELL.