Lansing Employees' Commitment to our Community
Cargill is a driving force in the local economy. According to a recent independent study, Cargill’s annual contribution to the local and state economy is:
- Town of Lansing: $4.6 million
- Tompkins County: $173 million
- New York State: $221 million
Currently, the Cayuga Mine employs more than 200 full-time employees in operations, maintenance, engineering, finance, management and support positions. Through additional spending in the community, the mine supports more than 150 additional full-time jobs.
Last year 125 employees donated more than 4,000 volunteer hours to the community. The Cayuga Mine and Cargill continue to donate an average of $100,000 per year to approximately 30 local and regional community organizations.
- In 2016, over 4,000 hours of time and labor were donated by our employees to local community and environmental organizations.
- Supported 18 volunteer EMS and Fire Fighters in 13 communities around the Lansing area.
- Maintained over 2 miles of Highway 34 through the “Adopt-a-Highway” program.
- In 2015, the local Cargill Cares Committee contributed $45,000 to local charities and environmental funds.
- In 2014, the local team, in coordination with Cargill, Inc. contributed $200,000 for the Ithaca Science Centers, “Curious, Confident, Inspired” campaign.
- Between 2014-2016, Cargill contributed nearly $370,000 for community projects
|Organizations Supported by Cayuga Mine and its Employees|