EAF Opens Catastrophe Aid Fund to Assist Horsemen Affected by Hurricane Ian
Wellington, Fla. – Sept. 30, 2022 – In response to the widespread devastation brought on by Hurricane Ian, the Equestrian Assist Basis has opened its Catastrophe Aid Fund to assist horsemen within the storm’s path with their most pressing wants as they work to regain stability.
“Whereas the Equestrian Assist Basis is absolutely operational after the storm, this one hit house for us as a result of Florida is house,” mentioned board member Robert Ross of the Wellington-based charity. “We had been fortunate, and now it’s time to get to work for these in our equestrian group who weren’t.”
Equestrians who’re in speedy want of help within the aftermath of Hurricane Ian are invited to apply for assist.
The emergency program will probably be funded by means of a $20,000 allocation from EAF’s Catastrophe Aid Fund. Created in 2018, the fund exists to help equestrian communities in disaster attributable to unexpected and dire circumstances. Disbursements are supposed to assist recipients with their most pressing and speedy wants. Lately, EAF has activated Catastrophe Aid funds in response to hurricanes, wildfire, drought, flooding, and the 2020 business shutdown precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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For extra data, please go to EquestrianAidFoundation.org.