Church Helps Tornado Survivors

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FRANKLIN, Texas.  On Saturday, members of Waco’s Family of Faith Worship Center donated free food to the Franklin community after last week’s devastating tornadoes.
 
Many survivors who stopped at the pantry, expressed how grateful they were for the support.
One woman says she does not know what she would have done if it was not for the help.
Georgia Cook, a Franklin native, says her home was damaged and the power went out, preventing her from cooking.
“The food pantry has been a real asset to us. We’ve been getting breakfast, we’ve been getting lunch,” says Cook.
 
At the pantry, its not only about food, but also about providing the basics.
“From this pantry, we’ve been able to get items, personal items…just about anything might would need that we don’t have to go the store and buy,” says Cook.
 
The Pastor, Ruben Andrade says when the tornado hit, church-goers quickly sprung into action by asking local businesses for donations.
“We had a number of churches and a number of businesses and organizations that came together and partnered with Family of Faith and we just loaded them all on a box truck and headed down this morning,” says Andrade.
 
Blocks away from the pantry, Andrade and his team also helped a man fix his home.
The man, Billy Fulton,  is also a member of the church.
“Well its a blessing, I’m excited to have my brothers and sisters, my church family, you know to step in,” says Fulton.
Many organizations, including the church say the are still accepting donations.

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