National FFA Organization partners with St. Louis Cardinals for ‘FFA Day at the Ballpark’ June 22 to raise funds, community awareness

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[May 16, 2014]  INDIANAPOLIS - FFA members, their friends and family members and FFA supporters can catch a St. Louis Cardinals game in June and take advantage of specially discounted ticket rates, help raise funds for FFA and heighten awareness of the organization.

FFA Day at the Ballpark with the St. Louis Cardinals is a 1:15 p.m. Sunday, June 22, game as the Cardinals take on the Philadelphia Phillies at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

The game is a fundraising event for FFA with a portion of each ticket sold benefitting Missouri FFA.

Based on ticket sales, FFA has the potential to share with Cardinals fans how the organization makes a positive difference in the lives of agricultural education students.

To order specially discounted tickets online for the June 22 game, visit

The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 579,678 student members in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 7,570 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

About National FFA Organization
The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 579,678 student members as part of 7,570 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at, on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization blog.

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About National FFA Foundation
The National FFA Foundation builds partnerships with industry, education, government, other foundations and individuals to secure financial resources that recognize FFA member achievements, develop student leaders and support the future of agricultural education. Governed by a 19-member board of trustees comprised of educators, business leaders, individual donors and FFA alumni, the foundation is a separately-registered nonprofit organization. About 82 percent of every dollar received by the foundation supports FFA members and agricultural education opportunities. For more, visit


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