03-27-17 CFB: Farm Credits, CoBank Donate $25,000 to CFB Foundation Disaster Relief Fund

CFB: Farm Credits, CoBank Donate $25,000 to CFB Foundation Disaster Relief Fund

Centennial, CO – March 27, 2017 – The Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation Disaster Relief Fund received a combined $25,000 donation from Premier Farm CreditAmerican AgCreditFarm Credit of Southern Colorado and CoBank in response to the Northeast Colorado wildfire that consumed 30,000 acres and the livelihoods of many in the agricultural community.

“The damage from a wildfire on a farm or ranch can take many years to repair, but the swift outpour of monetary and in-kind donations from around the country is a great help in recovering losses,” said Don Shawcroft, President of Colorado Farm Bureau.

“The Colorado agricultural community is especially grateful to Premier Farm Credit, American AgCredit, Farm Credit of Southern Colorado and CoBank and the many other businesses who have taken notice of the farmers and ranchers impacted by the Northeast Colorado wildfire.

“It is through the strength of our community that the impacted farmers and ranchers will be able to rebuild what they have lost in the recent fires. As the Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation Disaster Relief Fund continues its effort to collect donations, we appreciate all of the businesses and individuals from both the rural and urban communities who have made a donation.”

You too can support the farmers and ranchers that have lost so much! Checks payable to Colorado Farm Bureau Foundation, cash and credit card payments are being accepted at this time. 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

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

 

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