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U.S.A. - Current Disaster Response
So many people across America lost their homes this spring to tornadoes and floods... We can help through Habitat for Humanity by rebuilding houses!!!
Want to join a project? Our next stop is Joplin, MO, spring 2012.
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Cheer for a Cause is working with Habitat for Humanity in Missouri and Alabama to help those affected by the recent devastating tornadoes and floods. Our first project to re-build three homes in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, took place August 15-20. Our project in Joplin, Missouri will take place in the spring of 2012.
Ways you can help:
- Volunteer your time - join a Habitat project in Joplin, Tuscaloosa or your home town.
- Donate products or funds - Habitat is in need of building products and donations especially in Missouri and Alabama. Visit the Tuscaloosa or Joplin web page to make a donation.
- Help Cheer for a Cause - Make a small donation to Cheer for a Cause to help us with travel and meal expenses.
April 25-28, 2011 - A series of tornadoes hit Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. This is the largest tornado outbreak in U.S. history, now known as the 2011 Super Outbreak, and killed 238 in Alabama alone and over 344 total. Here's how we can help.
May 22, 2011 - A killer tornado hit Joplin, MO. A swath of Joplin, Missouri lay in ruins on Monday morning after a massive tornado, the latest storm to ravage the Midwest and South this spring, tore through the area, killing at least 118 people. Officials say they expect the death toll to climb.
Christ's Church of Orongo has teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to provide opportunities for those who want to help now. Here are two links with information: 1) Tornado Outside Assistance, 2) Joplin Tornado Information
May 2011 - The Mississippi River floods, affecting Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Being called a 500-year flood, thousands of homes are submerged and countless acres are flooded across seven states.