Women's Committee

The Delaware Farm Bureau Women’s committee participates in various programs including Food Check-Out day. The committee also runs the Delaware Farm Bureau Food Booth at the Delaware State Fair with proceeds benefiting scholarships and other projects.

Our Programs

Each year the Delaware Farm Bureau Women’s Committee awards scholarships to students in the agricultural and non-agricultural field. The State committee awards a $2,500 scholarship and each county committee awards a $1,000 scholarship. 

Check back in January for 2022 scholarship applications. 

Each year, the New Castle County Farm Bureau, Kent County Farm Bureau and Sussex Farm Bureau accept applications for a Youth Ambassador to represent their respective county at Delaware Farm Bureau and county Farm Bureau related events. County Ambassador winners will then compete for the title of State Ambassador. The term for all Ambassadors will be from August 1 – July 31.

Applicants must be a high school junior or senior at the time of application and be a Delaware Farm Bureau member or the son or daughter of a member with an active membership for more than one year with dues paid.

Check back for details regarding the application process for the 2022-2023 Youth Ambassador term.

Learn about our 2021-2022 ambassador, Bethany Knutsen by clicking here!

Food Checkout Day marks the time of the year when Americans will have earned enough disposable income to pay for groceries for a family of four, for the rest of the year. 

Every year, the Delaware Farm Bureau Women’s Committee purchases groceries from Sam’s Club, located in Dover, DE, and stocks the cupboards at the Ronald McDonald room in Bayhealth Medical Center.

Women’s Committee donation to Ronald McDonald Room at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital.

The donation allows families with patients in the NICU at Kent General Hospital to have a snack or quick mean while staying close to their loved ones. 

The Delaware Farm Bureau Women’s Committee is proud to participate in the Ronald McDonald House Christmas Workshop! By donating toys to the Ronald McDonald House, we are giving children, and their siblings who are staying there, a chance to have a wonderful Christmas!

Meet the Women's Committee

State Chair
Mary B. Gooden

Kent County Chair
Rebecca Bobola

New Castle County Chair
June Unruh

 

Sussex County Chair/Vice Chair
Connie Fox

Secretary
Mollie Lynch

DEFB State Coordinator
Jan Cartanza

See Us in Action