NCBA is sending prayers to all of the folks and livestock facing natural disasters. To help with the relief efforts, please see below:
Various federal government programs exist to provide disaster assistance for those who have been impacted by wildfires. Although your attention is no doubt focused on the situation at hand, it's important to note that several of the disaster assistance programs have initial notification deadlines that must be met in order to be eligible for funding.
Florida Cattlemen's Association staff has been working with cattle producers that have been impacted by Hurricane Michael to send materials and help. If you would like to donate contact the Florida Cattlemen's office at 407-846-6221.
The Georgia Cattlemen's Foundation is accepting tax-deductible donations to aid in the relief effort following from Hurricane Michael! One hundred percent of the donations to this fund will be dispersed to Georgia farmers and ranchers across the state that have been affected by this devastation. If any individual, company or organization would like to join in sending monetary donations as a relief, they will collect the funds and pass the donations made through the Georgia Cattlemen’s Foundation a 501(c)(3) organization. All contributions to the Georgia Cattlemen’s Foundation are 100 percent tax deductible. Please send payments to Georgia Cattlemen’s Foundation, PO Box 27990, Macon, GA 31221 with the memo reading Hurricane Relief or donate online.
The Alabama Cattlemen's Association has opened a Hurricane Michael Relief Fund through the Alabama Cattlemen's Foundation to raise money that will be used to purchase materials and supplies needed for cattlemen most affected by Michael's path.
North Carolina is still dealing with affects from Hurricane Florence and now Hurricane Michael. For more information or donating, visit the website.