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Commander's Challenge

Commander's Challenge

My challenge is to raise $1 million for NEF. It's a lofty goal, but we can do it. Given regular tornado activity in the Midwest, Superstorm Sandy and other hurricanes, and deadly wildfires in the western states, the question is not if a natural disaster will hit, but when and where. So I encourage you to support fundraisers for this most worthy cause.

- Daniel Dellinger, National Commander

Grants given in the aftermath of recent tragedies:

Tornadoes, Moore, Okla., May 2013:
Grants: 264, Payouts: $242,050
Superstorm Sandy, N.Y., N.J. and nearby, October 2012:
Grants: 429, Payouts: $428,087
Hurricane Isaac, New England, August 2012:
Grants: 198, Payouts: $170,170
Flooding in Minot, N.D., Summer 2011:
Grants: 95, Payouts: $105,910
Tornadoes, Alabama, Missouri, Mississippi, Indiana, Spring 2011:
Grants: 43, Payouts: $68,250
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Gulf Coast, August-September 2005:
Grants: 2,105, Payouts: $1,705,520