- Tornado: Resources & relief
RESOURCE: Salvation Army opens cooling station
The Salvation Army will open it’s doors at 320 East 8th Street as a cooling station for those in need. The center’s gymnasium will be open, starting Tuesday, july 19, to anyone needing to take a break from the heat and rehydrate.
RESOURCE: Governor Nixon pledges home-rebuilding aid in Joplin
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon outlined plans Tuesday to allot $122 million in state and federal aid to rebuild homes hit by a devastating tornado in Joplin.
RESOURCE: Workshop to focus on fraud, Information to help protect homeowners against swindlers
If homeowners pay a home repair contractor who turns out to be unscrupulous, chances aren’t good that they’ll get that money back.
RESOURCE: Empire establishes $100,000 fund to help tornado-impacted customers
Empire District Electric Co. today announced a $100,000 Temporary Electric Energy Assistance Fund to help customers, with priority given to those affected by the May 22 tornado.
RESOURCE: Nixon announces $2M grant for Joplin
Missouri is allocating $2 million for a trauma center in Joplin that will provide mental health services for children and families affected by the May tornado.
RESOURCE: FEMA specialists on hand at Home Depot
Specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency have an information table set up at Home Depot, 3110 E. 20th St., to help residents with rebuilding information, information about safe rooms and to answer questions.
RESOURCE: Book fair to provide free books for children
Chapters for Children will hold its first book fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdayat Vintage Stock in the Northpark Mall.
RESOURCE: Workshop to focus on storm-resistant building techniques
A workshop, Rebuild Joplin Strong, will be held Friday and Saturday, July 8-9, in Corley Auditorium at Missouri Southern State University.
DONATE: Chow Train chefs fuel AmeriCorps workers
Two women stood out from the crowd Tuesday at the AmeriCorps Volunteer Reception Center in Joplin. They wore white chef’s hats and white aprons.
RESOURCE: Red Cross puts out last call for people needing shelter
The American Red Cross said Monday that only 10 people stayed at its shelter in Webb City on Sunday night, and that most of those have now found housing.
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