Joplin disaster gains local assistance
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
The unprecedented tornado which struck Joplin on May 22 has resulted in an outpouring of assistance of people, equipment and supplies from all areas.
Several area people went to Joplin to help out with needed labor while others have donated and transported supplies and money for the cleanup of the disaster.
Several places, such as Something Sassy, volunteered to be dropoff points for relief items, while others, such as Cargill and the Hogan trucking company, have volunteered to transport supplies.
For more of this story check out the June 1 issue of the California Democrat.