Donating to Kansas & Oklahoma Fire Relief Funds
The Anderson Creek Fire that started in Oklahoma and spread northward into Kansas has destroyed nearly 400,000 acres of land, fences, personal property and livestock.
Nebraska Cattlemen members have taken it upon themselves to gather hay and fencing supplies to ship southbound to operations in need. Other members and supporters that would like to help may give monetary donations to Kansas Livestock Foundation and the Oklahoma Cattlemen Foundation. These funds will be used for fencing supplies, animal health efforts and other needs. Both foundations have an online donation form or you may mail a check with “Fire Relief Fund” in the memo line to the address’ below.
Make checks payable to:
Kansas Livestock Foundation
6031 S.W. 37th, Topeka, KS 66614
Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation
P.O. Box 82395, Oklahoma City, OK 73148
We appreciate the efforts put forth by NC members to help our friends during this troubled time.
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