MA Tornado- Charity Lost Everything

$4,010 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 65 people in 6 months
On August 4, 2018 at approximately 9:45 AM, Blessed Backpack Brigade lost everything to a rare Tornado which hit Dudley and Webster, MA.  

The Blessed Backpack Brigade works to provide guidance and support for the local homeless, elderly, disabled, veterans, unemployed, underemployed, impoverished, and beyond. They provide free fellowship meals as well as supplying backpacks filled with everyday essentials for those who are in need or homeless.  They rely 100% on donations and volunteers. 

According to their Facebook page: " Please know that our storage area was in the basement of one of the buildings that suffered severe damage.  There was no power, but we were able to see that our place had 6 plus inches of water because the roof was mostly gone. As soon as the power is back on in our building, we will be able to see exactly what it is we are facing, and have a better handle on what we will need.
We DO know that our Fellowship Meals supply area is totally gone. Cups, plates, napkins, etc. etc.

So I'm asking for your help.  I have no idea of the value of all of the supplies, food, backpacks and clothing that were destroyed.  So I'm shooting for a goal of $5,000 to help get them back on their feet.

This is a great volunteer organization, with genuine caring people who go above and beyond to help those... who truly need the help.  No Salaries... every dollar goes towards their mission.  

Please do what you can to help.  Thank You.

Worcester Telegram and Gazette Story that details the loss... 

Some Additional Resources : Know your money goes to a good cause!

Facebook Page 

Worcester Telegram and Gazette Story 

Local Radio Station 

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Good news... The Worcester Telegram and Gazette just published a story on the tragedy that hit the Blessed Backpack Brigade. They mentioned our GoFundMe efforts as well. Hopefully this helps the campaign we all started to get them back on their feet. Thanks Again for all of your support, prayers and financial assistance. http://www.telegram.com/news/20180808/group-that-aids-homeless-lost-its-supplies-in-tornado-in-webster
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$4,010 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 65 people in 6 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Blessed Backpack Brigade, Inc.
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Dudley, MA
EIN: 814342002
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