When Raelynn Opdyke heard about the tornado that swept through Moore, Okla., on May 20, she decided she had to do something.
“It was really sad,” she said. “And I thought, what if that happened to us? We wouldn’t have anything.”
With a little help from her friends, including Kaitlyn Davis and Camryn Wallen, she’s been gathering items for the victims of the disaster.
So far they’ve had a lot of help as they’ve gathered toiletries, shoes, household items, toys and cash.
Their Girl Scout Troop pitched in $50 (Troop 43854) and a local exercise class threw in more than $350.
Every penny goes to purchase and ship the goods to a local church in Moore that is helping with distribution.
To lend a hand, contact Tonya Opdyke at 360-797-4810 or Heather Wilkinson at 460-2139.