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School buses filled with supplies headed to tornado victims

Some Kentucky school children are reaching out to help those impacted by the tornadoes. Students in Lexington packed school buses Tuesday with items collected by children and staff. The buses are Morgan and Magoffin County bound.

"Care packages for children, adults, babies, dog food. Dry goods, diapers, everything that they need," described bus monitor Michelle Edmonds as she loaded boxes onto a bus. She had a friend who lost his home in the tornadoes. She spent Tuesday helping strangers.

"It doesn't have to be nobody I know. I like to help everybody."

Kentucky State Police started the donation program, and Fayette County schools are now supporting it. They're sending two of their own buses to West Liberty tomorrow.

"It's kind of like a pay it forward type thing. We've got people who have actually been in Katrina, we've got people who have experienced house fires, we've got people who have went through disasters so we all know exactly what they're going through," said Tiffany Lowery with Fayette County Public Schools.

Volunteers will distribute those care packages from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at the IGA parking lot in West Liberty.


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