Nebraska Cattlemen News

Date: 3/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Title: Monetary Donations to State Fire Relief Funds

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For Immediate Release


Talia Goes


March 9, 2017



Monetary Donations to State Fire Relief Funds


LINCOLN, NE (Mar. 9, 2017) - With wildfires consuming over 1 million acres across four states, help is needed. We at Nebraska Cattlemen realize that not everyone willing to help is able to donate the supplies that are needed. There are relief efforts set up in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas for monetary donations.



Colorado Farm Bureau's Foundation is taking monetary donations. Checks payable to Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation, cash and credit card payments are being accepted. Please note "Disaster Fund-CO Wildfire" in the memo line on the check. Cash and checks can be sent to:

Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation 

Attn: Disaster Fund 

9177 E. Mineral Circle 

Centennial, CO 80112


Or donate online here: 



Kansas Livestock Association Foundation is taking monetary donations via their online donation form: 



A relief fund has been established by the Oklahoma Cattlemen's Foundation (OCF) to help ranchers who have been affected by the recent wildfires in Oklahoma. They are working with County Extension Offices to identify ranchers in need.

You may mail checks payable to Oklahoma Cattlemen's Foundation and put "Fire Relief" in the memo line and send to:

Oklahoma Cattlemen's Foundation

P.O. Box 82395

Oklahoma City, OK 73148.


Or donate via paypal here: 



The STAR Fund (State of Texas Agriculture Relief Fund) is taking monetary donations for Texas. You may make donations online at: 

or send check donations to:

STAR Fund 

Texas Department of Agriculture
1700 North Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701


There are many other donation pages being set up to help during this disastrous time. The links to those articles and pages are below:




The Nebraska Cattlemen association serves as the representative for the state's beef cattle industry and represents professional cattle breeders, ranchers and feeders, as well as county and local cattlemen's associations. Its headquarters are in Lincoln with satellite offices around the state to best serve members.



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