Our Impact: Health and Wellness
We believe in healthy, vibrant communities where people don’t have to choose between farming and staying healthy; between paying for food and utilities and paying for prescriptions.
Through our comprehensive health care program, Farm Bureau members have access to everything from quality health insurance and supplemental health benefits, to preventive and innovative community health services. Learn more here.
Rural residents need access to medical care, and Farm Bureau is working to improve upon that access. Every year, the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians Foundation and the Iowa Farm Bureau Foundation award four scholarships to medical residents and students who plan to pursue careers in rural Iowa communities after graduation. Over the last 25-plus years, we’ve awarded a total of $235,000 to 94 medical students who’ve chosen to practice in rural Iowa.
Over the past 25-plus years, Iowa Farm Bureau has awarded $235,000 in scholarships to medical students who choose to practice in rural Iowa.
Iowa Farm Bureau is also a strong supporter of programs that champion health and wellness for all Iowans!>
Since 2015, we’ve sponsored Adaptive Sports Iowa, which provides support to athletes with physical and vision disabilities. Farm Bureau has contributed $32,500 Adaptive Sports, and in 2017 we supported the Adaptive Sports Iowa Cycling Team as they participated in RAGBRAI.
Iowa Farm Bureau has contributed $32,500 to Adaptive Sports Iowa, to support athletes with physical and vision disabilities.
We also served as a Premier Statewide Partner for Special Olympics Iowa in 2017, donating $25,000 that helped provide wellness programs during the 2017 Summer Games.
Our work to help enhance the health and wellness of all Iowans has just begun. Join our efforts by becoming a Farm Bureau member today!
- Iowa Farm Bureau celebrates Adaptive Sports’ “Farm Strong” character during 2017 RAGBRAI
- Iowa Farm Bureau Federation serves as 2017 Premier Statewide Partner for Special Olympics Iowa
- Bringing physicians back to rural Iowa
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