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Cargill Foundation Supports SparkWheel

EMPORIA, KS - SparkWheel is pleased to announce it has received a $10,000 grant from the Cargill Foundation. The funds will be used to provide food and snacks at four schools in Emporia, Kansas: Logan Avenue, William Allen White, and Walnut Elementary Schools, and Emporia High School.

Through its partnerships, the Cargill Foundation works to nourish and educate the next generation for success in school, work and life. It believes all children must have nutritious food to fuel growth and learning, in equitable access to STEM education as a pathway to prosperous careers, and in preparing and inspiring children for post-secondary education, careers and beyond.

“We are thankful for the support of our community partners,” stated SparkWheel President and CEO Malissa Martin. “Their commitment to our services makes a difference in the lives of the students and families we serve.”

About Cargill Foundation

The Cargill Foundation provides support to select nonprofit organizations to minimize the Opportunity Gap for our low-income children. We are part of an ecosystem of passionate change-makers, advocates, businesses and more working to make a difference in our community. Learn more at


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