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:
Farm Bureau Foundation
Or donate online here: https://www.coloradofarmbureau.com/disasterfund
Kansas Livestock Association
Foundation is taking monetary donations via their online donation form: http://www.kla.org/donationform.aspx
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:
City, OK 73148.
Or donate via paypal here: http://okcattlemen.org/firerelieffund.aspx
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:
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: