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Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation Activates Disaster Relief Fund to Support Nebraska Flood Relief Efforts

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — March 27, 2019 — The Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation has activated its Disaster Relief Fund to help the farmers and ranchers directly impacted by the massive floods in the neighboring state of Nebraska. One hundred percent of the funds raised will go directly to aid producers as they face the aftermath of this catastrophic natural disaster.

“Many of our members have asked how we can support our neighbors in Nebraska during this difficult time, so we decided to open our relief fund and allow Coloradans to pitch in,” said Don Shawcroft, President of the CFB Foundation. “The flooding is like nothing anyone has ever seen and it will take a huge effort to help Nebraskans recover from this event.”

One hundred percent of the funds raised by the Foundation will be sent to ag producers in Nebraska. For more information on how to donate please visit: https://www.coloradofarmbureau.com/foundation/

Checks payable to Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation, cash and credit card payments are being accepted at this time. Please note Disaster Fund-NE Flood 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

To make an online donation, click here. All major credit cards are accepted.

The CFB Foundation is the 501 (c)(3) charitable foundation of the Colorado Farm Bureau. The foundation operates a catastrophic disaster fund dedicated to assisting farmers and ranchers in need following agricultural disasters such as blizzard, flood or wildfire. The fund was initially established to assist farmers and ranchers in southwest Colorado following devastating blizzards of 2007 and has been activated to support victims of the Heartstrong Fire in Yuma in 2012, the Colorado floods of 2013, the 2017 Northeast Colorado Wildfire and other rural natural disasters.

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.