As at 11am, Wed 8 Jan, donations to the Gippsland Emergency Relief Fund (GERF) had reached $1,315,742.
GERF has now approved 169 referrals from community members who’ve either lost their homes or experienced severe property damage.
? $454,000 (34.5%) of all funds raised has already been paid or is in the process of being paid to fire-affected Gippslanders.
? GERF estimates its only received referrals for around 13% of all of those who could be impacted to date, so please remember it’s early days.
To get to $5 million, GERF really needs your help to keep spreading the word far and wide.
A massive thanks to everyone who’s already contributed, whether it be by donations or by helping to get the word out.
You’re making a big difference and we appreciate your support.
Donations can be made via the GERF Facebook donation button, at any NAB branch, online via PayPal, in person at Alan Wilson Insurance Brokers in Traralgon or via cheque/mailorder to PO Box 508 Traralgon VIC 3844.