Custer County Foundation Awards $139,485 In Flood Relief Funds; Breakdown Of Funds Released

Custer County Foundation Awards $139,485 In Flood Relief Funds; Breakdown Of Funds Released
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2019 Custer County Foundation Flood Fund assists 146 households and awards $139,485 in flood relief efforts!

Communities Funded with Amount Received:
Anselmo $17,484.00
Ansley $7,000
Arcadia—Custer County $3,944.55
Arnold $3,000
Berwyn $2,915.94
Broken Bow $36,798.54
Callaway $17,022.24
Comstock $1,000
Mason City $5,000
Merna $12,716.06
Oconto $12,590.57
Sargent $19,012.61
Westerville $1,000

Services Funded with Amount Received:
Gravel $67,503.03
Clean up of residence $22,236.88
Barb Wire/Fence Posts $21,108.85
Flooring $7,658.08
Dirt $4,551.81
Hay $4,500
Veterinarian Care $3,398.80
Well Repair $3,000
Livestock Feed $2,719.68
Displacement/Hotel $1,807.38
Water Heater $1,000

In addition to the donations received for the flood fund, the Custer County Foundation provided a $9,000 grant to the fund to cover administrative fees and to fund grant requests when the flood fund was depleted.

The Custer County Foundation would like to thank Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership for working side by side with the Foundation to assist flood victims. The Foundation started collecting donations on March 15 and all funds were distributed by September 1.

Donations were received from twenty- two towns throughout Nebraska and twenty-three states, ranging from California to New York and Texas to Idaho. The flood relief efforts would not have been possible without all the generous donations from businesses and individuals.

Thank you for supporting the flood relief efforts, you truly made a difference for many individuals!

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