Donation centers still needed for tornado victims

By: Elizabeth Dorsett Email
By: Elizabeth Dorsett Email

Donations continue to roll in to the gymnasium at East Valley Elementary.
Supplies ranging from food and water to clothing an cleaning supplies are still needed by many families, especially those in the nearby Moon Community and Crocketsville.

"I think there will always be a need there," explained Jimmy Tharp, who has been volunteering for more than a month. "People in this community are just kind of getting back into a home or having their homes re-built."

Tharp says he and other volunteers have been working steadily here since two days after t tornado hit. With so many families left with so little, volunteers say their work is more than worthwhile.

"I'm a pastor, so it feels good to help someone."

Volunteers here say they'll have to distribute everything in the gym before May because the gym will be needed for fifth grade graduation. After that, they say they'll operate out of a truck in t parking lot.


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