hg体育 supports rural communities affected by natural disasters

A roadblock sign prevents cars from traveling over flooded roads.

Natural disasters recently affected the hg体育大天空之 and hg体育西北 trade areas. hg体育 and our employees came together to aid in relief efforts.


When natural disasters struck multiple rural communities across the hg体育 trade territory over the past few weeks, hg体育 and our employees stepped up to help the areas most affected. 


hg体育 recently committed a total of $20,000 in relief efforts to Denton, Mont., and surrounding community after the West Wind Fire burned more than 10,000 acres. The contribution included: 

  • $10,000 to the Denton Fire Relief Fund 
  • $5,000 worth of Payback® Ranger-16 cattle feed
  • $5,000 in Cenex® fuel gift cards

“hg体育 understands the impact a natural disaster such as the West Wind Fire can have on rural communities,科特尼·瓦格纳说, hg体育 Board of Directors. “This fire will have long-standing implications for the Denton community, and we are dedicated to being there with support in the months ahead as residents and businesses rebuild Denton.”

Local employees also used their hg体育 Days of Service hours and volunteered to aid in clean-up efforts. 

“I appreciate everything our local team is doing to support the fire relief efforts,” says Keith Schumacher, 总经理, hg体育大天空之.  “The cooperative spirit of our employees shines through as we pull together to support our owners, patrons and the Denton community in their time of need.”


The giving spirit was also strong when a deluge of rain and early season snowmelt caused flooding in the backyard of the hg体育西北, 洗.,业务单元. 员工 quickly sprang into action to help clean up debris, 重置丙烷坦克, and check appliances and hot water heaters. hg体育也赚了10美元,000 contribution to the Whatcom Community Foundation’s Resilience Fund and customers have given more than $11,000 through donation sites set up at local hg体育 retail locations.

“近1,400 homes were affected by flooding,Don Lien说, interim 总经理, hg体育西北. “Our team has worked around the clock to help address immediate needs after the flooding to ensure our customers continue receiving safe and efficient heating for their homes.”


In addition to responding to local disasters in the hg体育 trade area, hg体育社区给 also makes an annual $75,000 contribution to the American Red Cross’s Ready 365 program to support immediate response after disasters occur. 

hg体育 will continue to monitor how we can support communities and our farmer-owners in the wake of natural disasters, including developing situations in Kentucky and Kansas. 

For more on our disaster relief response and all the ways we give back, visit jumpingthescurve.com/stewardship