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Tractor Supply Donates $100k

Ann Buchanan & Kim Vella w/ Tractor Supply Company

Tractor Supply Company, located in Cool Springs, has presented United Way of Williamson County with a check for $100,000 to support relief efforts following recent record floods that ravaged Middle Tennessee.

Tractor Supply Company, which has its corporate headquarters in the Williamson County town of Brentwood, has a longstanding relationship with the community. Presently, Tractor Supply Company serves its customers through four Williamson County locations: Fairview, Franklin, Thompson’s Station and Triune.

“Tractor Supply is acutely aware of the dramatic impact the recent flood has had on residents of Williamson County, which has been declared a federal major disaster area,” said Jim Wright, chairman and CEO of Tractor Supply Company. “This contribution to United Way is one of the means we have of demonstrating our support to those families and individuals in need.”

In addition to the United Way donation, Tractor Supply Company is raising and matching funds from its employees to assist other Tractor Supply Company employees who have been affected by the flood. True citizens of the Volunteer State, numerous employees have also given their time to help neighbors get back on their feet.

“We are firmly committed to the residents of Williamson County and are proud to support United Way’s exceptional efforts in responding to this disaster,” Wright said. “We encourage other businesses to join us and others in supporting this wonderfully unique community we call home.”

Incorporated in 1961, United Way of Williamson County is assisting local agencies and organizations that offer help to victims devastated by the flood through support and replacement of lost or damaged items.

Checks, made out to United Way of Williamson County with “Flood Relief” in the memo section, can be sent to:
United Way of Williamson County
209 Gothic Court, Suite 107
Franklin, TN 37067

Tractor Supply Company, the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States, operates more than 900 stores in 44 states. The Company’s stores are focused on supplying the lifestyle needs of recreational farmers and ranchers. The Company also serves the maintenance needs of those who enjoy the rural lifestyle, as well as tradesmen and small businesses. Stores are located in towns outlying major metropolitan markets and in rural communities. The Company offers the following comprehensive selection of merchandise: (1) equine, pet and animal products, including items necessary for their health, care, growth and containment; (2) maintenance products for agricultural and rural use; (3) hardware and tool products; (4) seasonal products, including lawn and garden power equipment; (5) truck and towing products; and (6) work/recreational clothing and footwear for the entire family.