The Sunflower Resource Conservation and Development Area, Inc. is cooperating with other Kansas Conservation Partners to collect needed items (new and/or used) and charitable donations for the Greensburg area tornado survivors. Greensburg and Kiowa County are in the Sunflower RC&D's coverage area.
Items requested are 12- to 20-gallon sized covered plastic storage containers/totes; work gloves in men's medium through extra-large sizes; waterless hand cleaner, any size and strapping or package tape, according to Bill Hunter, president of the Sunflower Resource Conservation and Development Area, Inc., Harper.
The RC&D Council will be working with and through the local conservation district offices and others to receive donated items and then shuttle them to the relief area for distribution.
The items can be dropped off at your local conservation district office in the Sunflower RC&D area and the RC&D office. Drop-off points are open between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and include:
Harper County Conservation District, 803 Fanning, Anthony
Comanche County Conservation District, 103-105 North New York, Coldwater
Cowley County Conservation District, 2118 East Ninth Avenue, Suite B, Winfield Sumner County Conservation District, 320 North Jefferson Ave, Wellington Kingman County Conservation District, 1137 East Highway 54, Kingman
Pratt County Conservation District, 299 Northeast S.R. 61, Pratt; Barber County Conservation District, 800 West Third Avenue, Medicine Lodge, and Sunflower RC&D Area, Inc. office, 705 E. Main, Harper, KS 67058
Additionally, tax deductible donations to Sunflower RC&D Area, Inc. for the Greensburg Area Relief Fund will also be accepted.
For more information on how you can assist with relief efforts through the RC&D call (620) 896-7378.