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John Deere and employees support community in Rock Valley, Iowa after devastating floods
John Deere and employees support community in Rock Valley, Iowa after devastating floods

MOLINE, IL., July 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Following the recent floods that damaged over 500 homes, Rock Valley, IowaJohn Deere and its employees have mobilized their forces to support their teammates and the local community during this difficult time.

“The devastation I found when I arrived Felsental Volunteering is heartbreaking, but this community is so resilient,” said Heather Van NestDirector of Region 4 Aftermarket & Customer Support, John Deere. “It is humbling and inspiring to see the community come together with volunteers from Deere and other organizations to help their fellow human beings. That is what humanity is all about.”

So far, about 15 dedicated Deere employees are volunteering to help with the rebuilding efforts at home and in the community. Another 10 Deere employees are stepping in to cover for their colleagues who are directly affected by the floods and are unable to work. Unfortunately, 24 Deere employees have had to leave their homes due to the floods. Support from John Deere and the volunteers includes providing essential supplies such as bleach, diapers, wipes, gloves, pressure washers, generators, dehumidifiers, boots and non-perishable food items to assist in the rebuilding process for those affected. Felsental.

John Deere continues to stand by the Felsental Community that embodies the values ​​of compassion, solidarity and support. If you want to help those affected in FelsentalPlease donate via these verified donation accounts: Friends of FelsentalOnline donations: PayPal or Venmo.

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