Financial Assistance through the Flood Disaster Relief Committee
Earlier this week, the Burlington Community Foundation held a press conference regarding the Flood Relief efforts. The BCF Flood Disaster Relief Committee is organizing a community-driven 100-day flood relief fundraising campaign to help residents who have immediate needs as a result of the flood but whose needs are not covered by traditional resources.
The flood relief effort has a goal of raising $2 million, and to-date has raised over $350,000 in cash with an additional $100,000 of in-kind services.
Ron Foxcroft, chair of the Flood Disaster Relief Committee and Colleen Mulholland, President and CEO of the Burlington Community Foundation outlined the two types of financial assistance that will be provided for flood victims. Continue reading