Tag Archive: relief

Sep 11 2015

BBB Wise Giving Alliance


BBB Wise Giving Alliance Issues Donor Advisory for Syrian Refugee Assistance Arlington, VA – September 8, 2015–As the Syrian refugee crisis continues to grow, BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) warns donors to be cautious when making donations to assist refugees in need. “Tragedies generate public sympathy but unfortunately also attract scam fund raising efforts,” …

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Apr 30 2013

Lone Star State: Courage, grace in West Texas

Last week, the small town of West, Texas suffered a terrible tragedy when an explosion at a fertilizer storage facility ripped through the community. Approximately 200 people were wounded, and at least 14 lost their lives. Among these are many of the volunteer first responders who bravely sacrificed their own lives in order to protect …

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Sep 30 2011

Fire disaster relief available

In response to the extreme drought and potential for wildfires throughout Texas, Governor Perry reissued a disaster proclamation. Due to the disaster proclamation, Texans who have property that has been damaged or destroyed by a wildfire may claim an exemption from sales tax on labor charges to repair the damage. In addition, business owners affected …

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