Michigan Convoy

On March 17 the first convoy headed out from Michigan to help ranchers devastated by wildfires in Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma. Since then, multiple trips have been made back to the area with supplies. To learn more about their trips, visit their Facebook page.

Loading Bales

Loading small squares at Jon and Susan Stewart's farm in Hadley, MI

Young Volunteers

Volunteers from Sanilac County 4-H help load the first convoy.

Matt Schaller

Matt Schaller tightening down a load before the first convoy leaves on March 17. Photo courtesy of Michigan Farm Bureau.

Loading Up

Trucks are loaded prior to the first convoy leaving

Final Instructions

Loads are checked before heading out with the first convoy.

Ready to Go

The trucks are ready to leave with the first convoy.

Volunteers

The first convoy leaving on March 17; (from left) Jeremy Lung, Matt Booms, Jamie Grifka, Jack Fischer, Robert Vorhies, Rob Vorhies, Jenna Schaller, Joe Zdunic, Matt Schaller, Chelsea Zdunic, Keith Woods, Macy Cole, Eddie Fahley, Christy Gordon, Rodney Gordon and Jody Holbrook. Photo courtesy of Michigan Farm Bureau.

Heading Out

The first convoy leaving on March 17. Photo courtesy of Michigan Farm Bureau.

Early Morning

The first convoy leaving on March 17. Photo courtesy of Michigan Farm Bureau.

Leader of the Pack

The first convoy leaving on March 17. Photo courtesy of Michigan Farm Bureau.

First Convoy

The first convoy leaving on March 17. Photo courtesy of Michigan Farm Bureau.

On the Road

The first convoy leaving on March 17. Photo courtesy of Michigan Farm Bureau.

Heading Out

Matt Schaller's 2nd Convoy leaving on March 26th

Break Time

The first convoy stopped at a rest area

Purchasing Supplies

Stopping at TSC in Miami, OK to buy $4,600 in supplies for the 4-H kids helping raise orphan calves

Checking Out

Purchasing supplies at TSC in Miami, OK for the 4-H kids helping raise orphan calves

Buying Feed

Purchasing supplies at TSC in Miami, OK for the 4-H kids helping raise orphan calves

Fill'er Up

Filling every available space with supplies purchased from TSC in Miami, OK

Purchasing Supplies

Purchasing and loading up with supplies at TSC in Miami, OK

Arrival

Pulling into Bar B Ranch in Gate, Oklahoma

Unloading at the Bar B

Unloading at the Bar B Ranch in Gate, Oklahoma