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Representative assists in Joplin relief efforts

Bruce Bailey, executive director of AmeriCorps St. Louis, discusses the relief ef-forts under way in Joplin with Rep. Marsha Haefner of Oakville.

Bruce Bailey, executive director of AmeriCorps St. Louis, discusses the relief ef-forts under way in Joplin with Rep. Marsha Haefner of Oakville.

Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-Oakville, recently helped deliver supplies to aid in the relief for the Joplin tornado victims.

Haefner drove supplies from the drop-off site in Oakville to a warehouse in Marshfield that is being used as a distribution center, according to a news release.

“The outpouring of support for the people of Joplin is incredible,” Haefner stated in the release. “I am proud to live in a community that is so caring. The people in Joplin will continue to need support for months and possibly years to come.”

She credited the drive’s success to the South County Chamber of Commerce, businesses, churches and individuals.

She encouraged everyone to continue to donate and help the Joplin victims by calling her office at (573) 751-3762 or emailing her at marsha.haefner@house.mo.gov.

Besides contacting Haefner’s office, those who wish to offer assistance can visit

. The website was started by a Bright Futures team from Joplin. The website is a comprehensive resource for people affected by the storm and for those who wish to help to get connected with verified agencies.

RebuildJoplin.org is endorsed by the city of Joplin, Joplin Schools, the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce and United Way 2-1-1, according to the release.

    Representative assists in Joplin relief efforts

    Bruce Bailey, executive director of AmeriCorps St. Louis, discusses the relief ef-forts under way in Joplin with Rep. Marsha Haefner of Oakville.

    Bruce Bailey, executive director of AmeriCorps St. Louis, discusses the relief ef-forts under way in Joplin with Rep. Marsha Haefner of Oakville.

    Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-Oakville, recently helped deliver supplies to aid in the relief for the Joplin tornado victims.

    Haefner drove supplies from the drop-off site in Oakville to a warehouse in Marshfield that is being used as a distribution center, according to a news release.

    “The outpouring of support for the people of Joplin is incredible,” Haefner stated in the release. “I am proud to live in a community that is so caring. The people in Joplin will continue to need support for months and possibly years to come.”

    She credited the drive’s success to the South County Chamber of Commerce, businesses, churches and individuals.

    She encouraged everyone to continue to donate and help the Joplin victims by calling her office at (573) 751-3762 or emailing her at marsha.haefner@house.mo.gov.

    Besides contacting Haefner’s office, those who wish to offer assistance can visit

    . The website was started by a Bright Futures team from Joplin. The website is a comprehensive resource for people affected by the storm and for those who wish to help to get connected with verified agencies.

    RebuildJoplin.org is endorsed by the city of Joplin, Joplin Schools, the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce and United Way 2-1-1, according to the release.

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