PERRYVILLE, MO (KMOX) – Disaster relief and social service agencies are coming together Saturday in Perryville, Missouri to offer tornado survivors a one-stop-event to get their lives back on track.
For many the loss of property and starting over is overwhelming, and Organizer Colleen Smyth with Catholic Charities says tornado victims will get help and comfort..
“We’ll have some tissues there, and I think mental health will most likely be there. Our case managers, they have just an abundant amount of information and experience for them working with people who have survived disasters,” she says.
Practical help will include debris removal, insurance advice, help with housing and transportation. The event is taking place Satruday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Perry Park Center, 800 City Park Lane in Perryville.