Chetek, Wisconsin (Tornado) / 1,000 Meals Over 1 Day

Chetek, Wisconsin (Tornado) / 1,000 Meals Over 1 Day

On May 16, 2017, a single EF-3 tornado spent an hour and a half tearing through 83 miles of northwest Wisconsin from southeast Polk County to southwest Price County. Much of that part of the state is sparsley populated, but Chetek, a community of just over 2000 people...
West Plains, Missouri (Flood) / 13,300 Meals over 10 Days

West Plains, Missouri (Flood) / 13,300 Meals over 10 Days

When over 10” of rain falls within 48 hours, you’re going to have some flooding. Such was the case in 2017 when historic April 28 th -30 th rainfall caused extensive flooding in West Plains, Missouri, and the surrounding areas. Our volunteers arrived in West Plains on...
Goodman, Missouri (Tornado) / 1557 Meals over 4 Days

Goodman, Missouri (Tornado) / 1557 Meals over 4 Days

An EF2-rated tornado hit Goodman, MO, on the evening of April 4, 2017. The storm packed winds peaking around 120 mph, knocking out power and damaging the school, fire station, and many homes and businesses. Operation BBQ Relief volunteers arrived on April 6, after...
Smithville, Missouri (Tornado) / 525 Meals over 2 Days

Smithville, Missouri (Tornado) / 525 Meals over 2 Days

An EF2 tornado with peak winds of 132 mph, damaged or destroyed between 60 and 70 homes. We apologize if you or your company is not listed. Things can get crazy during a deployment, and we do the best we can to keep track of all the great volunteers and businesses who...