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Distributors Reach Out in Flood Zones

Many families are returning home to chaos in places like Cedar Rapids where more than a thousand city blocks were flooded. Distributors -national, regional and local -are stepping up, providing customers with service and inventory when and where it is needed to speed recovery.
 
Crescent Electric Supply Company, East Dubuque, IL, is offering a matching relief fund of up to $85,000. The company sent me an announcement today saying that anyone wishing to have Crescent match their donation to help victims of tornadoes and floods in Iowa, Wisconsin and Indiana should send a check made out to either The United Way Tornado and Flood Relief Response or The American Red Cross Central U.S. Tornado and Flood Relief Response to John Miller at Crescent Electric Supply, 7750 ...

Many families are returning home to chaos in places like Cedar Rapids where more than a thousand city blocks were flooded. Distributors -national, regional and local -are stepping up, providing customers with service and inventory when and where it is needed to speed recovery.
 
Crescent Electric Supply Company, East Dubuque, IL, is offering a matching relief fund of up to $85,000. The company sent me an announcement today saying that anyone wishing to have Crescent match their donation to help victims of tornadoes and floods in Iowa, Wisconsin and Indiana should send a check made out to either The United Way Tornado and Flood Relief Response or The American Red Cross Central U.S. Tornado and Flood Relief Response to John Miller at Crescent Electric Supply, 7750 Dunleith Drive, East Dubuque, IL 61025. The company will  forward the checks. We’re hoping with a matching fund we help raise a minimum of $170,000 to help,” says CESCO’s president, Marty Burbridge.
 
If your manufacturing or distribution company has a relief fund, is looking for donations of clothing or other goods, or is helping in other ways, or you just want to share what is going on in the region, please comment below. You may need to sign in to comment.

Read about how distributors have responded to the flooding here.

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