Hurricane Irma

John Deere donates $1M to Habitat Hammers Back

· October 9, 2017

Deere & Company is giving $1 million to Habitat Hammers Back, a long-term recovery initiative organized by Habitat for Humanity International to help repair and rebuild communities ravaged by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. “Habitat for Humanity has many years of experience helping families build back after disasters, providing longer-term, sustained efforts to help people […]

California Milk sends 70,000 lbs of dairy to Harvey, Irma areas

· September 22, 2017

When 42,000 pounds of cheese was delivered this week to the Houston Food Bank, another food relief truck was on its way to Treasure Coast Food Bank, all from the California dairy community in an effort to to support families in need who were affected by recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida.  The total commitment […]

USDA Disaster Assistance to help hurricane, wildfire victims

· September 13, 2017

The USDA reminds rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families, and small businesses impacted by the recent disasters that the USDA has programs that provide assistance. “In recent weeks, millions of Americans have been affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and the wildfires in the west,” Secretary Perdue said. “USDA employees have been working tirelessly and will […]

Watchdog warns against HSUS, PETA disaster donations

· September 11, 2017

In light of Hurricane Irma’s destruction, the Center for Consumer Freedom has issued a warning against giving money to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, HSUS raised over $2 million. However, according to filings the group made with […]

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