Ace plants seeds of kindness at Shodair with greenhouse donation


Youngsters receiving care at Shodair Children’s Hospital now have a greenhouse to further their farm-to-plate learning thanks to Ace Hardware local owners and managers from across the state who donated and installed a greenhouse Tuesday.

Montana Ace Hardware team members build a greenhouse Tuesday at Shodair Children’s Hospital in Helena. Ace Hardware will be holding its annual owners and managers meeting in Helena next week. Part of that meeting is a service project at Shodair Children’s Hospital.

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Ace Hardware stores in Montana raised money for Shodair Aug. 4-6 through their annual Bucket Campaign. This is one of several fundraisers the 54 Ace Hardware stores host every year.

“We are proud to be part of this project at Shodair as their mission is so near and dear to our hearts,” Haley Dowdell, Ace Montana dealer group leader, said in a news release.

Haley Dowdell helps install the shelves for the greenhouse that Montana Ace Hardware team members built Tuesday at Shodair Children’s Hospital in Helena. 

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