Fundraisers Held By TBCS Provide $5,500 To Salvation Army For Flood/Snow Relief

CHADRON – After a vast amount of snow and rain covered both states last spring, a small group of people from the Trunk Butte Christian School (TBCS) in Chadron Nebraska organized two fundraisers to help with relief for those affected by the devastating floods.

Between the efforts of board members of the Trunk Butte Christian School and donations made by Mornin’ Sunshine Coffee House & Catering & Woolly’s Grill & Cellar in Hot Springs South Dakota, an impressive $5,493.00 was raised and divided between Nebraska and South Dakota chapters of the Salvation Army.

The funds raised will be distributed as appropriate via the organization’s emergency fund.

Jennifer Wallage, the Public Relations Director at TBCS and owner at Mornin’ Sunshine, said in an interview, “Small effort goes a long way when we all work together to help our neighbors.”

She shared that she hopes more people will seek out ways to donate to their local non-profits as well.

“The benefit dinners were a great success, so many businesses and individuals contributed to the cause, too many to count, and we couldn’t have done this without them” said Wallage.

“These folks saw a need and stepped up to make a difference. We are so thankful for their dedication.”, said Rachel Johnson, Director of Volunteer Services at Northwest Community Action Partnership and representative for the Dawes County Salvation Army chapter.

Johnson, who accepted the donations on behalf of the two state groups, said “The funds raised are essential to help our neighbors in need during times of crisis.”

To apply for assistance or to make a donation to the local fund contact Northwest Community Action Partnership at 308-432-3393

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