- Tornado: Donate & volunteer
DONATE: Bright Futures receives donation
PCS Phosphate Co. has donated $35,000 to the Joplin School District’s Bright Futures program.
DONATE: Food pantry supplier calls for help
Volunteers at St. Peter’s Outreach House are seeing their supply of food diminish, but there is no drop in need. “We are starting to see deficiencies in some of our foodstuffs,” said St. Peter’s volunteer Marge O’Brian.
DONATE: Ray’s Boathouse nets money for Joplin; Seattle chefs have ties to Joplin
When news of the May 22 Joplin tornado reached Peter Birk and Mike Chase, they knew they had to do something. Both men are Joplin natives who now work as chefs in Seattle, Wash. Birk is the executive chef at Ray’s Boathouse in Seattle, and Chase works for a catering company called Tuxedo and Tennis Shoes.
DONATE: Freeman donates $25,000 each to Joplin public, Catholic schools
Freeman Health System has donated $25,000 apiece to the Joplin School District and Joplin Area Catholic Schools as they each prepare for a new school year.
DONATE: Branson benefit raises more than $200,000
A live concert and telethon staged Sunday night by Branson entertainers took in $208,000 for Joplin tornado relief. More donations are expected, organizers said Monday.
DONATE: Branson performers plan telethon for tornado victims
About a year ago, friends and family of Branson performer Carrie April Tillis suffered property damage when the banks of the Cumberland River could not hold the river’s surging waters. The resulting flood waters killed 21 in Tennessee, destroyed homes and businesses, and saturated legendary Nashville attractions, such as the Grand Ole Opry House.
DONATE: California school donates to JHS
A small, informal meeting on Tuesday afternoon in the south parking lot of the demolished Joplin High School illustrated just how far-reaching the devastation of the city — and the school in particular — has been.
DONATE: Fundraising effort announced to spur Joplin business growth
Former U.S. senator and diplomat John Danforth on Monday unveiled an effort to raise $10 million for a fund to restore and expand Joplin’s business community, which was devastated by the May 22 tornado.
DONATE: Creating and donating
Be it a tie-dyed wristband, a hand-stamped necklace or a heartfelt country song, local residents are flexing their creative muscle when it comes to rebuilding tornado-scarred Joplin.
DONATE: Relief organizations establish separate funds for Joplin tornado victims
Donations ranging from bake sale proceeds to $1 million checks from Fortune 500 corporations have flowed in to support the Joplin area and its residents after the devastating May 22 tornado.
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