Tire donations support antique tractor restoration projects
Students can qualify to register for a donation of front and rear Titan or Goodyear tractor tires
DES MOINES, IOWA — Titan International (“Titan”) has announced applications are now being accepted for the 2017 antique tractor restoration program. FFA and 4-H members can apply online. Each year, the program awards hundreds of sets of tires for qualified projects in support of students and young leaders in agriculture.
“We are proud to support programs like FFA and 4-H that are setting the stage for the future of agriculture,” says Scott Sloan, agricultural products manager for Titan and Goodyear Farm Tires. “The immense amount of time, talent, and hard work that goes into these restoration projects is commendable.”
Students who will be undertaking a tractor restoration project this summer, and would like to apply, should visit: titan-intl.com/antique-tractor-restoration.
In addition to the tractor restoration program, Titan holds regional tire auctions each year to benefit state FFA chapters. In 2016 alone, Titan tire auctions helped raise more than $133,000 for regional FFA chapters.
Titan International, Inc. (NYSE: TWI), a holding company, owns subsidiaries that supply wheels, tires and assemblies for off-highway equipment used in agricultural, earthmoving/construction and consumer (including all terrain vehicles) applications. Titan Tire Corporation is one of North America’s largest manufacturers of off-highway tires. Production facilities are located in Freeport, Ill.; Bryan, Ohio; and Des Moines, Iowa; which also serves as the headquarters for the tire group. The company manufactures two distinct brands — Titan and Goodyear Farm Tires — known for their quality craftsmanship, unique tread designs and excellent durability.
About National FFA Foundation
About National FFA Foundation The National FFA Foundation builds partnerships with industry, education, government, other foundations and individuals to secure financial resources that recognize FFA member achievements, develop student leaders and support the future of agricultural education. Governed by a 19-member board of trustees composed of educators, business leaders, individual donors and FFA Alumni, the foundation is a separately registered nonprofit organization. About 82 percent of every dollar received by the foundation supports FFA members and agricultural education opportunities. For more, visit FFA.org/Give.
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