WHAT has Gippsland Farmer Relief been doing with your donations?
From the beginning of October 2018 to the end of January 2019, Gippsland Farmer Relief delivered $55,000 worth of pre-paid Visa cards and $50,000 worth of food in hampers, as well as thousands of dollars’ worth of donated toiletries, to Gippsland farming families.
Gippsland Farmer Relief also delivered $40 of school supplies per child per Gippsland farming family.
Additionally, donations of Christmas presents worth thousands of dollars were distributed to farming families in Gippsland.
During this time, Gippsland Farmer Relief doubled the registration of farmers in the drought affected areas of Wellington, East Gippsland and Yarram and district.
Gippsland Farmer Relief now assists 125 farming families throughout Gippsland.
Gippsland Farmer Relief thanks the people of Gippsland for their generosity.
Gippsland Farmer Relief also appreciates the assistance of GERF (Gippsland Emergency Relief Fund).
The support from both has allowed Gippsland Farmer Relief to aid farmers in need and to make both Christmas and going back to school happy occasions for many children across the region.
If you would like more information about this topic, contact Caleb Paul at 5174 0217 or email at caleb.p@gippslandfarmerrelief.com.au.