Farmer donates charity to non-profits

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Published: Mar 28 2013 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 29 2013 07:17:49 PM EDT

A Schuylkill County farmer is passing on charity to his community.

David Kistler of New Ringgold has won two donations of $2,500 from the Monsanto Fund.

He's giving the money to the West Penn Fire Company and Schuylkill County 4H.

Kistler was a winner of the Monsanto Fund's initiative "America's Farmers Grow Communities."

Since the USDA declared Schuylkill County a disaster area due to last year's dry weather Kistler won two $2,500 prizes instead of one.