Columbia Gas of Virginia donates $10,000 to Gleaning for the World to help tornado victims
CONCORD, Va. (WSET) - Gleaning for the World got a big boost Friday to help families cleaning up after last week's tornado.
Columbia Gas of Virginia gave the nonprofit a check for $10,000. Gleaning said the money will help them replenish supplies. "This area is just so wonderful in helping out in other disasters that we've been a part of over the last 20 years and so it's time for us to do our best to help out these folks when they're in such a terrible need," said Michael Justice, the director of donor relations.
For Columbia Gas, they said this was a chance for them to remind people the need is still here.
"The storm has passed and the skies may be clear today, but there's still a lot of folks here in the central and southwest Virginia region that are suffering and so it's a chance to pull together and help all of those who are most in need," Karl Brack, the vice president of external and customer affairs, said.
Gleaning has visited four areas affected by the tornadoes. Those areas include the Elon community, Brentwood Mobile Home Park in Lynchburg, Timberlake Road, and on Thursday they went to Greensboro North Carolina.