As tornado survivors in Oklahoma gather a more clear idea to the extent
of damage from Monday's twister, relief continues to pour in from all over
the country, including the Tri-State.
On Wednesday, there were plenty of local grassroots efforts to aid the tornado
Church in Mason has a relatively small congregation, but they have a big
heart. Pastor Rick Groover says they have a need to help the Oklahoma
"When this hit Oklahoma, it was just a natural burden. I also
have friends out there... To want to be involved and not just sit and cry and be
moved, but to actually do something," said Groover.
Pastor Groover and his congregation have collected items like food and water to send
to Oklahoma, but plenty of other items remain on the list.
"We need a lot of work
gloves. We need mosquito repellant, sun screen, new packs of underwear and new
packs of socks," he said.