Blog | April 30, 2013

Help unwrap our birthday gift for Willie Nelson!

MattWillie Nelson is celebrating 80 years today!

Whether you’re a loyal fan of his music, a supporter of good food, or a family farmer — chances are good that your life has been touched by Willie. We all have a “Willie story” to tell. And for his birthday, we’ve collected more than 1,500 heartfelt wishes from all of you and the artists that have rocked the stage alongside him. They’re on display now at!

We’ve chosen some of our favorite moving, warm and quirky entries and created this video as a gift for Willie. Check out the love that people have for Farm Aid’s uniquely talented and inspiring Founder!

Willie’s commitment to family farmers is legendary. Farm Aid wouldn’t exist today if it weren’t for Willie’s tenacity, vision and dedication. Will you join Willie in our mission to keep family farmers on the land? Give today at Help us be there to answer the call from a family farmer in crisis. Together, let’s put new farmers on the land! Your gift ensures that family farmers will be there to grow good food for all of us.

Thank you for watching, sharing your stories, and joining in this birthday celebration for Willie!

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