Pella Corporation has announced the winner of its 3rd annual Joan Kuyper Farver Spirit Award. Steve Boer of Sioux center was recognized, and a $25,000 grant will be given to the Sioux Center Firefighters Association. For the 95th anniversary of Pella Corporation, the Pella Rolscreen Foundation increased the amount of awards given, and four finalists were selected, with $10,000 grants given to the charitable organization of their choice.

Pella Rolscreen Foundation Executive Director Karmen Gardner says now more than ever, volunteer commitments and contributions to non-profits matter.

“We felt it was important to increase the impact of these awards and support our team members and the non-profits they passionately serve.,” said Gardner. “When our team members use their power to lift up those in need, they help make our company and our communities better.”

Additional recipients include: Dordt University, Shenandoah Volunteer Fire Department, Iowa State University Foundation’s Women in Science, and Engineering and Courage League Sports