Beating the Heat

Stay Cool, Stay Safe: Why Hydration is Crucial for Farmworkers The heat rises, the sun beats down, and farmworkers across the country are out there keeping our food system running. But these long hours under the scorching sun come with a serious risk: dehydration. At Proteus Inc., we see the challenges farmworkers face every day,…

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Turning Setbacks into Strength: Amber’s Story of Resilience

Financial burdens threatened to derail Amber’s dream of becoming a nurse. A college setback reduced her federal aid, forcing her to work full-time while enrolled in a demanding nursing program. But then, Amber discovered Proteus, a lifeline specifically for families like hers. Despite initial uncertainty, Amber reached out. Proteus responded with an embrace far exceeding…

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Emily Mendez of Proteus, Inc. named to Des Moines Business Record’s Forty Under 40

Proteus Inc. is thrilled to announce that Emily Mendez, Director of Development, has been named to the Des Moines Business Record’s prestigious Forty Under 40 Class of 2024. This program honors exceptional young professionals who are making a difference in the Des Moines area through leadership, innovation, and community engagement. A Driving Force for Positive…

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The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Grants $20,000 To Proteus, Inc.

South Bend, Indiana, January 29, 2024 — Proteus, Inc. was one of a dozen organizations in Northern Indiana that received a portion of a $435,000 community investment from the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi and its Four Winds Casinos on Thursday, January 25.  The check presentation ceremony took place at Four Winds South Bend’s Ribbon Town…

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Community Support Shines Bright for Farmworkers at 5th Annual I’m Thankful for Farmworkers Dinner

Proteus, Inc. would like to thank everyone who made our annual I’m Thankful for Farmworkers Dinner a rousing success! Held on November 9, 2023, this year’s event brought together Proteus, Inc. clients, community members, and business leaders who care deeply about the challenges farmworkers and their families face. Through moving stories, delicious food, and inspiring…

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Proteus to Launch Youth Leadership and Financial Empowerment Programs

Proteus, Inc. is proud to be introducing new programs to increase our impact and further our mission of providing essential services to farmworkers and their families. Farmworker Youth Leadership and Development (FYLD) Nearly 20% of all U.S. farmworkers are under the age of 25, according to the USDA. Giving farmworker youth the opportunity to gain…

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