The West Texas A&M University family has seen a tragic amount of loss as a result of the Texas Panhandle wildfires. Our students, alumni and friends have all been affected. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of those that lost their lives battling the flames, including WT alumna Sydney Wallace. The WTAMU Department of Agricultural Sciences, Student Success Center, WT Athletics and the WT Foundation, as well as a number of other community entities are all accepting donations of various kinds to help our neighbors get back on their feet. Thank you for your generosity as we come together to support the Panhandle.
Donations and Relief
See below for locations
Clyde Carruth Pavilion 301 Bull Barn Drive Pampa, TX
is accepting hay donations
Contact: Mike Jeffcoat
Gray County AgriLife Extension
Lefors Credit Union mail check to
Attn: Carole Watson
PO Box 425
Lefors, TX 79054
Lefors Volunteer Fire Department
accepting monetary and supply donations.
Supplies are being collected for those fighting the fires.
Donations of water, Gatorade, and ready-to-eat snacks can be dropped off between 9 am-5 pm.
Dalhart Fire Department is accepting donations between
9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 110 Denrock Ave.
Canadian AH&N Ranch Supply 100 Hackberry Trail Canadian, TX
Contact: Andy Holloway
Canadian Volunteer Fire Department
is accepting check payee donations.
Spitzer Animal Health
Spitzer Animal Health will be in the Higgins/Canadian area on Thursday, March 9 with a van load of Vetercyn spray and Pen G to help treat burned livestock. No charge for this and will stay till dark or until supplies run out.
Happy State Bank mail check to
Attn: Scott Brewster
PO Box 300
Canadian, TX 79014
Hutchinson County, Texas
All About Burgers Etc.,
3245 Fairlanes Blvd., next to DPS office.
Serves those in Ochiltree, Lipscomb, Hemphill and Roberts
Lipscomb County Show Facility 202 West Main Street Lipscomb, TX
is accepting hay donations
Contact: J.R. Sprague
for anyone wanting to make donations of supplies or money or ranchers who need supplies.
FirstBank Southwest-Booker Branch mail check to
Attn: Pam Sanders
PO Box 636
Booker, TX 79005
Lipscomb County Firefighters Association
is accepting check payee donations
WTAMU Department of Agricultural Sciences
The Department of Agricultural Sciences is accepting donations through Friday, March 10 at the main office. They are accepting everything from socks and shirts to food and drink items as well as monetary donations. For more information,
WTAMU Student Success Center
The Student Success Center is conducting a canned food drive in support of those affected by the Panhandle wildfires. Canned food donations can be dropped off at the HUB on the first floor of the Student Success Center. Collections will continue through 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 14. For more information, contact Advising Services at 806-651-5300. Please feel free to donate other items such as clothes, toiletry items, blankets, etc.
The Buffs and Lady Buffs will #PlayForThePanhandle this weekend at Wilder Park and Schaeffer Park to collect donations and supplies for those affected by the Panhandle wildfires. A donation area will be set up near the main entrance to the ballparks. Those making donations will receive free admission to any game at Buffalo Sports Park this weekend (March 11-12). Members of the local fire department will be admitted free of charge.
Working Ranch Cowboys Association Wildlife Relief Fund
IntegraCare and Red Cross Donation Drive
Collections accepted from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at 2005 S. Coulter.
Southern Baptist Disaster Relief Accepting Donations
Command Center is located at Coulter Road Baptist Church, 4108 S. Coulter in Amarillo.
Leal’s Mexican Restaurant
Leal's Mexican Restaurant is offering firefighters a free meal at the Amarillo location through Friday, March 10.
Texas Road House to Host Dinner Fundraiser
Ten percent of proceeds on Wednesday, March 9 will go to fire victims. Restaurant is located at 2805 W. I-40 in Amarillo.
Massages for First Responders
Amarillo College Massage Therapy students will be available from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 11 to offer free massages for first responders. They are located at 6222 SW 9th Ave, Building A, RM 210, Amarillo. If you would like to schedule a one- hour massage, please call and leave a message at 806-356-3696.
Free Chargers for Sprint Cell Phones
Advanced Communication Technologies at 6801 Bell is giving free chargers to victims of the Panhandle wildfires.
Jason Chafe's State Farm office is accepting goods to donate to area fire agencies.
His office, located at 1722 S. Western St., is open from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Arena of Life Church
Arena of Life Church has organized a supply drive for ranchers in need. They have hay, fencing supplies and a whole list of people with other services (stalls for displaced horses, vet supplies/services, cowboy/work help, truckers to transport cattle, etc). They are connecting people to services, and services to people in need. They also are taking monetary donations to pay for fuel to truck hay to areas in need. For more information, call 806-622-8000.
7527 Canyon Dr.
is accepting collections during regular business hours.
Texas County, Oklahoma
Guymon Police and Fire Departments are accepting donations for firefighters in Beaver County.
Guymon Fire Department 1 is located at
402 NE 24th St., and the Guymon Police Department is located at 906 NW 5th St.
Union County, New Mexico
Donations are being accepted between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Bradly's Supply, at 102 S. Front Street.
Donations for Those Who Lost Their Lives
Sydney Wallace and Cody Crockett Funeral Fund, click here.
Cade Koch burial expenses, click here.
Sloan Everett's family asks that all donations and any assistance be made to the building fund of the First Baptist Church in Breckenridge, Texas.
Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) said for producers with questions about lost or found animals, as well as disposal of carcasses, here is some additional information. If you find cattle or other livestock with official identification, document the number, location of the animal(s), and call the TAHC at 512-719-0733 or 806-354-9335, and TAHC will contact the owner. If you find stray cattle that have a brand, call the Texas Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) at 817-332-7064 for brand identification. If cattle have strayed onto your property, you must report them to the sheriff's office in the county you are located within five days of discovery to be eligible for reasonable payment for maintenance of or damages caused by the stray livestock. For more information regarding Texas' estray laws, visit Texas Agriculture Code, Chapter 142.
call the Texas Commission on Environment Quality at 800-832-8224 or visit the website at www.tceq.texas.gov.
Join Capital Farm Credit in Supporting #TxFire Relief Efforts
Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with those affected by recent fires throughout the Texas Panhandle. As our local offices lend their support through volunteering and collecting funds and supplies, we welcome you to join us in support of #TxFire efforts.
In need of help, or wish to lend your support?
See below for more information on organizations helping impacted areas
General Questions about donations or relief efforts — please call 806.677.5628
Visit Texas Animal Health Commission.
Visit Texas AgriLife Extension Service- Wildfire Resources
American Red Cross- Texas Panhandle