relief efforts

Disaster recovery
4:49 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

N. Wilkesboro group helping recovery effort in West, TX

Samaritan's Purse volunteers from N. Wilkesboro, NC, help with recovery efforts in West, TX.
Credit Samaritan's Purse

A group of relief workers from North Wilkesboro are in West, Texas this week, helping residents affected by a chemical plant explosion last week.  Todd Taylor of Boone is the program manager for Samaritan’s Purse U-S Disaster Relief.  He’s been in West since last Thursday.  Taylor says the group of disaster responders also helped victims of Hurricane Sandy, and just wrapped up their work in Mississippi, where a tornado struck just a few weeks ago.

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