Thompson Family Tornado Recovery Fund

Nobody thinks tragedy will ever strike their family, but unfortunately, sometimes God has plans we may never understand. On the evening of June 18th, in the vibrant little town of Wessington Springs, SD, a tornado uplifted the lives of the town’s 1,000 residents. Every mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, child, aunt, uncle, and friend were affected, some worse than others.

The Thompson family did not fare well. Chad and his wife Sara are parents to three young boys, hard-workers on their family farm/ranch, and do their best every day to keep their business running. The night of the tornado, the Thompson family took cover and rode out the storm. Thankfully, every person is okay, however every possession is damaged or completely gone.

Their house is currently uninhabitable, but will be fixed up enough in a few days to live in. The bigger issue is that every piece of equipment, machinery, trailer, car, working pen, barn, machine shop, working chute, and gate they use to work, are gone.

Chad and Sara are eager to push ahead to regain normalcy for themselves and their boys, and have already started working with insurance adjusters. Insurance will cover the larger costs, however it is clear there are many smaller things that need to be replaced which will add up quickly, financially. Chad and Sara are determined to be up and running again soon.

If you are able to make a donation to support the Thompson family in their time of need, your generosity would be greatly appreciated. All donations will go to the resources needed to rebuild their farm and ranch.

If you prefer to send a check, please make it payable to Chad & Sara Thompson and mail it to:

Chad & Sara Thompson
36951 229th St.
Wessington Springs, SD 57382

Thank you and God Bless.
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