09-28-17 NFU: How to Help Those Affected by Hurricanes

NFU: How to Help Those Affected by Hurricanes

Millions of Americans, including farmers and ranchers, have been devastated by hurricanes and extreme weather. If you want to help, or if you need assistance, NFU has compiled a preliminary list of resources:

 
Texas
  • The Texas Tribune put together a comprehensive list of organizations, charities, and other resources for Hurricane Harvey victims and those who want to help.
  • Farm Aid’s Family Farm Disaster Fund helps farm families recover from weather-related disasters. They are currently assisting farmers in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, and Puerto Rico.
  • The State of Texas Agriculture Relief Fund is collecting & distributing funds for farmers and ranchers affected by natural disasters.
  • Barnraiser will distribute money raised through their Texas Farmer Rancher Disaster Relief fund to help farmers and ranchers affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Florida
Puerto Rico
  • To help Puerto Rico farmers, donate seeds, tools, and financial assistance here.
  • For more general assistance for Puerto Rico, The New York Times featured a comprehensive list of charities.

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