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Catholic Construction Corps to respond to Joplin, Missouri Disaster
National Disaster Service: The Joliet Diocese Catholic Construction Corps will be
sending a team to Joplin, Missouri. On May 22, 2011 an EF-5 tornado cut through the
center of Joplin, MO. The tornado grew to over a mile wide. In addition to 7,000 homes
being completely destroyed, the town’s infrastructure was also heavily damaged,
The Mission will be from Sunday, April 22 to Saturday, April 27. The CCC works only with the poorest of the poor, those who have no insurance or other means to repair and rebuild for themselves. Volunteers of all skill levels are needed. All volunteer costs, except travel, are covered.
For further information OR to volunteer please call Sister Mary at 815-834-4072. Visit www.paxjoliet.org/missions and www.facebook.com/dojpim
The Catholic Construction Corps is a ministry of the Joliet Diocese’ Peace and Social Justice Office.