“I’m Thankful for Farmworkers” Virtual Event to raise funds to support Proteus mission of providing health, educational, and economic opportunities to these essential workers


Proteus, Inc. is celebrating its 41st Anniversary by hosting a fundraising event called, “I’m Thankful for Farmworkers: Virtual Celebration”. The event will be streamed LIVE Thursday, November 5th at 12:00 PM. RSVP via the OneCause platform and Facebook Live for more details.  

Sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting CEO, Daniel Hoffman-Zinnel at (515) 494-4635 or [email protected]

For 41 years, Proteus has worked one-on-one with agriculture and farm workers. Proteus bridges the gap to support agricultural workers in accessing healthcare, education, employment/training, and housing services. Funding raised at this event will support the impact Proteus has in the community, including helping over 400 families achieve self-sufficiency, training on health and safety to over 7,500 farmworkers, and over 2,000 of which received COVID-19 testing in the past 6 months. 


Daniel Hoffman-Zinnel, Chief Executive Officer at Proteus, Inc. said, “At Proteus, we have always known farmworkers are essential. Yet as we navigate through this pandemic, it is even more necessary to understand just how essential these individuals really are. Farmworkers are some of the most hard-working and grateful individuals I have ever worked with. I am thankful for farmworkers and grateful for the Proteus team. Aside from providing safety-net services to these individuals and families each and every day, we have been innovative and proactive in how we expand services in light of COVID-19. I would urge everyone to attend our event to share your appreciation of farmworkers but to also learn about and be able to support the services Proteus provides to them in Iowa, Indiana, and Nebraska. 

About Proteus, Inc.: Proteus is a multi-state 501c3 non-profit organization that provides services to farmworkers in Iowa, Nebraska, and Indiana. The mission of Proteus is to provide communities health, educational, and economic opportunities. 

To learn more about Proteus, feel free to check out their website: www.proteusinc.net


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