Just over a month after a deadly tornado destroyed much of Joplin, Missouri volunteers from churches across North Texas gathered together to help with cleanup efforts. Here is their story.
This week, volunteers from several North Texas churches are in Joplin, Missouri to assist in rebuilding efforts after the May 22 tornado. Monday night they arrived and saw the devastation firsthand.
More than 8,000 houses, businesses and structures were either damaged or destroyed during the Joplin, Missouri, tornado on May 22. Nearly six weeks after the storm, the cleanup continues.
When an EF-5 tornado ripped through Joplin, Missouri, last month, thousands of lives were changed in a matter of minutes. Joplin’s journey to recovery and rebuilding is leaving a lasting impression on volunteers who travel to southwest Missouri.
This week, 67 people from four North Texas churches will travel to Joplin, Missouri to assist in rebuilding efforts after the May 22 tornado.