A tornado touched down in Perry County, MO, late in the evening on February 28, 2017. Most of the impact occurred between the towns of Perryville and Brewer. In all, 180 homes were impacted by the storm, 60% were severely damaged and 30 homes were completely destroyed. Tragically, one resident of Perryville lost their life in the storm. LFCS Disaster Services is working alongside our statewide disaster partners as the response in Perryville continues and the recovery within the community begins.
In the early days of the response, financial contributions are the best way to support the recovery. All donations will go to directly assist the impacted families as we respond to both their immediate and long term needs. Volunteers are also needed to assist with cleanup. If you or your congregation would like to contribute or participate in this effort, please contact Ben Perrin, Manager of Disaster Services. Please join us in praying for the community in this challenging time.