Organizers prepare donations for Joplin relief
Jody Malan (left) and Jennifer Thompson (right) sift through items that residents of Saline County donated for the Joplin relief effort. Many items have already been loaded into trailers, including more than twenty-five cases of bottled water and stacks of medical equipment, including crutches, that organizers have been authorized to dispense to Joplin area hospitals and medical personnel.
"We didn't do this. The community did this," Thompson said.
The two will leave Thursday morning, May 26, for southwest Missouri.
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