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John Deere Makes $100,000 Donation Match Commitment to Construction Angels Nonprofit Organization

MOLINE, Ill. ) — Continuing its commitment to the safety and wellbeing of the construction industry, John Deere announced that it is committed to matching donations, up to a total of $100,000, made to the Construction Angels nonprofit organization from November 1 to December 31, 2023. Construction Angels offers critical support when tragedy strikes, providing financial assistance, grief counseling services and long-term scholarship funding to family members left behind when a construction worker dies on the jobsite.

"John Deere is humbled to provide support to Construction Angels," said Jason Daly, vice president, earthmoving sales, marketing & customer success, John Deere. "This contribution will enable continuity for family members who have lost a construction worker."

According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, on average 4.5 construction employees are killed in a typical workday in the United States. In addition, approximately 20 percent of all jobsite deaths in the United States occur in the construction industry. The founder of Construction Angels, Kristi Gibbs, has dedicated her life to providing a support system in the moments when tragedy strikes.

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