Local Tornado Relief Group Arrives Safely In Joplin

Representatives of the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County have traveled safely to Joplin, Mo., this weekend.

The group left Friday with supplies to help with the area’s relief efforts. Their journey can be followed through their online blog, which can be accessed here.

Joplin was the site of a major tornado that hit on May 22. The city recently raised the believed death toll from the storm to 139. State officials have said 100 people are still missing.

For more information on the Boys & Girls Club or to donate toward their relief efforts, visit their website.