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KMMJ List of Organizations Providing Flood Relief Efforts
In a crisis, one of the most difficult things is to get the needed resources to those that have the needs. This years flooding is no different. Many of you are praying for the needs and some have called the station to ask where to send donations or volunteer to help.
The following links will take you to some organizations that have already been involved in helping people in the flooded areas and are continuing to reach the current needs. They have been placed in alphabetical order to avoid preferences and given a short description so that you know their emphasis.
Please ask the Lord if He would have you volunteer or give to one of the following:
Faith Community Church
The church is reaching families affected among their own congregation and other families known to them. (402) 336-3263 www.oneillfcc.org
Kearney Restore Ministries
Restore went door-to-door in the Wood River area to make direct contact with those in the flood area to assess the individual needs. They have also been active in Gibbon. Volunteers have been overwhelmed and they are currently looking for additional volunteers to enter into a rotation that helps them meet the long term needs.
Donation Link: People have been
super generous with donations but we would still love money to go
towards things such as drywall and bigger rebuilding materials.
Here is the link for monetary donations. Use the drop down for
Volunteer Link: If you are
looking to volunteer we would love your help. Here is the link to
Latest Updates: https://www.facebook.com/KearneyRestoreMinistries
ONeill Assembly of God
A Relief Fund is established at Tri-County Bank with all funds received being utilized for relief efforts relating to the flooding and disaters in our area. Money raised will be used for water, necessities and relief efforts under the guidance of our area Emergency Management Directors for Holt, Boyd and Knox Counties. Checks should be made payable to ONeill Assembly of God Relief Fund or OAG Relief Fund. Donations can be made on line at www.oneillag.org and click on the donate button. Phone: (402) 336-2272
Orphan Grain Train (Norfolk, NE)
The Orphan Grain Train has been active in communities such as Inglewood, Lynch, Pierce, Spencer and Verdigre. They provide supplies such as water, cleaning materials, safety equipment (masks, gloves, etc ), and building materials for uninsured homeowners. They also have run cisterns of drinkable water including refilling the water tower in Spencer, NE.
For more information: (402) 371-7393 and www.ogt.org
Bookstore (Aurora, NE)
Susan has focused on providing a gift bag to children that have been impacted by the flood.
NOTE: KMMJ has had direct communication with the previously mentioned organizations. The following are listed as additional references.
Nebraska Site: http://www.nebraska.gov/nebraska-strong/
Nebraska Impact: https://www.nebraskaimpact.com/flood
Samaritans Purse: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/article/samaritans-purse-on-the-ground-in-wake-of-nebraska-floods/