WI Sheriffs Organizing Louisiana Hurricane Relief

Aiding deputies in Louisiana impacted by Hurricane Ida.


Waukesha County Sheriff Eric Severson and the Waukesha County Deputy Charities Association have partnered with the Badger State Sheriffs' Association to aid deputies in Louisiana impacted by Hurricane Ida.

The WI Badger State Sheriffs’ Association (BSSA) has implemented the Sheriffs Adopting Sheriffs program to help Sheriffs employees in the State of Louisiana.

Sheriffs Adopting Sheriffs Relief Project Partners

The Sheriffs Adopting Sheriffs relief project is designed to help Sheriffs employees and their families who have been personally impacted by this natural disaster.

The Badger State Sheriffs' Association (BSSA) President Nate Dreckman said, "The Sheriffs Adopting Sheriffs program is designed to bring a little direct relief to those Sheriff’s employees who leave their families during times of major emergencies and go to work helping others."       

According to BSSA Executive Director, Dean C. Meyer said, "The need following Hurricane Ida is so great in Louisiana, this year’s program efforts are being expanded to give the citizens, businesses, and other organizations the opportunity to participate and help out."

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"There are nearly 5.8 million people living in our great State. Think what could be raised if every adult could walk into their County Sheriff’s Office and donate just $5.  Think what could be raised if every business in the State sent a check for just $25 to their County Sheriff.  Think what could be raised if every type of civic organization in the State made a $50 contribution to the Sheriffs Adopting Sheriffs program."

Nate Dreckman

President, Badger State Sheriffs Association

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Donate to the Sheriffs Adopting Sheriffs Program
Accepting donations until Oct. 15, 2021

We are also accepting donations in-person and via postal mail:

Waukesha County Sheriff’s Dept., c/o: Amy Tesch

515 W. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188

Make checks payable to: BSSA – (Badger State Sheriff Association)