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Amazing Give Charity Event, on April 20

This year, the Gainesville-based Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida (CILNCF) is raising funds for the Florida AgrAbility Project, a new collaboration between the University of Florida and CILNCF. (file photo)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — You can help Florida farmers with disabilities by donating during the annual Amazing Give Charity Event, on April 20 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

This year, the Gainesville-based Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida (CILNCF) is raising funds for the Florida AgrAbility Project, a new collaboration between the University of Florida and CILNCF.

(Serap Gorucu, UF/IFAS)

All proceeds will be used to provide technology and service for farmers with disabilities.

AgrAbility aims to serve farmers with all types of disabilities to ensure they secure, maintain and sustain meaningful work in agriculture by offering worksite and home-based visits to provide assistive technology recommendations. Those affiliated with the project also provide assistive technology recommendations, worksite and farm-task modifications, and they identify resources and services that can aid their independence.

To learn more about AgrAbility, go to the UF/IFAS AgrAbility [...]

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