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Giving News!  Warn Donates Winches to Help Disaster Relief Organization Giving News!  Warn Donates Winches to Help Disaster Relief Organization
We at the ModernJeeper family love hearing stories of giving this time of year.  And when one of our partners steps up big time... Giving News!  Warn Donates Winches to Help Disaster Relief Organization

We at the ModernJeeper family love hearing stories of giving this time of year.  And when one of our partners steps up big time to help those in need, we are thrilled to share the news with you.   From Hurricanes Dorian to Harvey, to floods and to wildfires, this outfit is helping people get their lives back and Warn pitched in.  Warn donated 15 winches to ‘No Town Left Behind’ and this is the story.

Clackamas, OR (12/18/19) – Warn Industries has donated 15 truck winches to the non-profit disaster-relief organization, No Town Left Behind. The group provides all-inclusive disaster support services, volunteers, and supply distribution to assist towns impacted by disasters. Most recently, No Town Left Behind has been assisting in The Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian devastated the country.

No Town Left Behind’s Founder and President, Kimberly Goreham, says, “This special donation will literally help us move trees and debris out of our way and will allow our teams to do vehicle recoveries, self-recoveries, and so much more. There are even plans to install a winch on The Sea Reaper, an ocean-going vessel to help us move cargo by boat when needed.”

Ron Hockett, No Town Left Behind’s National Off-Road Response Director, and his wife, Freda, picked up the winch donation. 

Kimberly says the organization’s mission is to move emergency relief supplies to communities in need after natural disasters. With the help of their community sponsors, they have moved over 45 million pounds of supplies in the last two years and aided in 13 major storms, fires, and floods. Group members travel through the most challenging of terrains and the vehicles and equipment are the team’s lifelines. The winches will be used on their Emergency Response Team’s vehicles.

Founded in 2004, No Town Left Behind helps communities affected by natural disasters on many levels. From distributing emergency supplies to search and rescue operations, the organization believes that “many hands lighten the load for all.” They are often the first wave of help on the scene of a disaster. No Town Left Behind is a 501(c)3 non-profit.

About Warn Industries
Warn Industries is the world’s most recognized brand in off-road products such as hub locks and vehicle recovery winches. The company designs, manufactures and markets a full line of off-road equipment and accessories that enhance the performance of four-wheel-drive and powersport vehicles. Warn Industries is headquartered near Portland, OR.
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  • Joni Mogstaf

    December 23, 2019 #1 Author

    Sounds like a great organization and right here in Oregon. …..along with the donor by the way! Look forward to an opportunity to meet these people, in part because of the lady name, do you know the origin of your Hockett
    namr?

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    • Joni Mogstad

      December 23, 2019 #2 Author

      Would like to have been able to edit above comment. Interest is in the Hockett last name (rather than lady) and my lady name is Mogstad

      Reply

  • Del Albright

    December 23, 2019 #4 Author

    Joni, connect with them on Facebook with this article on the ModernJeeper page as I know they are following there (not so much here perhaps).

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