Non-profit raising funds to replace trees lost from tornado
The Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation is in the process of raising funds in order to replace trees lost in North Bryan due to the April 5 tornado. Q: What is the Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation? What is its history? A: The Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation began in 2001 as a volunteer outreach of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce. Q: What's this particular effort/fundraiser in aid of? What specifically does the CBTF hope to accomplish in regards to helping restore trees in areas affected/effected by the tornado? How much does the CBTF hope to raise, what sorts of trees will be planted?
A: The powerful EF-4 tornado with winds of 185 mph that swept through North Bryan County on April 5th was the strongest to strike the United States this year. A: Our current fundraising efforts have already begun, and we expect to begin replanting trees this fall. Q: What areas of North Bryan do you intend to focus on? A: Our main project areas are Hendrix Park, the Bryan County Court House, as well as other hard hit areas, to include assisting residents affected.
A: Bryan County has seen a tremendous amount of growth in the past decade, as evidenced by census data showing we are the fastest growing county in the state of Georgia, and 6th fastest growing county in the country. A: The best way for the community to aide us in our efforts at this time is by going to our website and making a tax deductible donation.
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