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Kidzeum Announces $50k Donation from ADM

Kidzeum Announces $50k Donation from ADM

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Springfield’s future Kidzeum of Health and Science has received another sizeable corporate donation.

This time, ADM has donatedĀ $50,000 toward a future exhibit.

“We have this exhibit called Farm to Market,” said Kidzeum Board President Rachel Thomson. “It falls right in line with [ADM’s] mission of educating and bringing products that are harvested and converting them into household products in a healthy and safe way for families to use to lead healthier lives.

The Kidzeum has so farĀ raised about $4.7 million, in addition to a lot of in kind donations. It’ll be located on east Adams Street in the former Schnepp Barnes printing building.

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