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BOSS Snowplow, Toro Foundation gives $10K to United Way

IRON MOUNTAIN — BOSS Snowplow, a division of The Toro Company announced the Toro Foundation has given $10,000 to the United Way of Dickinson County to assist with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

United Way of Dickinson County will be stewards of the money and will focus on health and humanitarian assistance in the Dickinson County area.

“Supporting our customer and communities is an important part of our culture and core to who we are as a company,” said Rick Olson, chairman and CEO of The Toro Company. “Now more than ever, it is critical that we come together to respond to the unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19 and to support those most vulnerable in our communities.”

An additional element of the effort by The Toro Company includes a special program for its employees who wish to personally give to designated COVID-19 relief organizations. Under the program, The Toro Company will match employee contributions to a nonprofit organization of their choice in support of relief efforts.

“During this difficult time, it is inspiring to watch our community come together to help those most in need,” said Jody Christy, president, BOSS Snowplow. “I am proud of the BOSS and Toro team for stepping up to do what we can during this time.”

The United Way of Dickinson County has served the area for more than four decades, starting as a Community Chest and Red Feather Organization before becoming known as the United Way. The United Way of Dickinson County was incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1987. The United Way raises funds for agencies serving the human health and welfare needs of the area.

BOSS Snowplow is a leader in the snow and ice management business, with a growing line of plows for trucks, UTVs and ATVs, salt and sand spreaders and box plows. BOSS products are designed and manufactured in Iron Mountain. BOSS maintains a network of nearly 800 dealers worldwide.

The Toro Company provides for turf maintenance, snow and ice management, landscape, rental and specialty construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of $3.1 billion in fiscal 2019, Toro’s global presence extends to more than 125 countries.

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