TAG: Judson McNeil

Toro donates $20K to Irrigation Foundation

November 21, 2014By

In the thick of the 2014 Irrigation Show & Education Conference, held Nov. 19-20 in Phoenix, The Toro Co. donated $20,000 to the Irrigation Foundation in support of the Irrigation E3 Program. Founded in 2012, the Irrigation E3 Program aims to engage next generation of irrigators through three E’s: exposure, experience and education. Academics nominate students for consideration as an... read more

Toro picks 4 finalists for grant program

November 5, 2014By

The Toro Co. selected four finalist organizations for its “Green Spaces Make Great Places” program that will compete for $15,000 in grant awards. Each of the organizations submitted a video explaining its proposed initiative and how the grant would help further its efforts to improve green spaces. The public has until Nov. 21 to vote on Facebook. The four finalists... read more

Toro relaunches ‘Green Spaces Make Great Places’ program

September 26, 2014By

The Toro Co. brought back its “Green Spaces Makes Great Places” grant program for a second year. The program awards a total of $15,000 to communities and nonprofits nationwide to go toward landscape improvements. “Every day, we work to help customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of their outdoor environments,” said Judson McNeil, manager of Toro Giving. “We’re looking... read more

Toro joins Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program

November 12, 2013By

In its 7th year, Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops (GCFT) program continues to provide free lawn and landscaping services to help families of active-duty military members serving away from home—and now with additional support from The Toro Foundation in the form of a $10,000 donation. “Service members whose families have benefited from this program will tell you, GreenCare for Troops... read more

Toro steps up as 2014 Irrigation E3 Program sponsor

November 11, 2013By

The Toro Co. solidified its partnership with the Irrigation Foundation, as the 2014 Irrigation E3 Program sponsor, with the presentation of a $20,000 check to the foundation Nov. 7 at the Irrigation Show & Education Conference in Austin, Texas. “The Irrigation Foundation is looking forward to partnering with Toro in the continued success of our unique Irrigation E3 Program, which... read more

Toro selects finalists for $15,000 grant program

November 5, 2013By

It’s down to the final four in The Toro Co.’s “Ready. Set. GROW!” grant program. Per public voting on Facebook, the program will award $15,000 to growers and nonprofits that promote sustainable practices in agricultural communities in the U.S. Finalists include: Armed Services YMCA at Camp Pendleton in Camp Pendleton, Calif., which would use the grant to support the Veterans... read more