Samaritan's Purse volunteers help with tornado devastation



CHARLOTTE - Sunday marks one week since devastating tornadoes moved through several states.

Charlotte-based Samaritan’s Purse has been on the ground since the tornadoes trying to help communities rebuild.

The organization has nearly 200 people in Arkansas alone. Crews are raking through debris, tarping roofs and cutting down damaged trees.

Volunteers say the physical work is rewarding.

Samaritan’s Purse also has teams in Alabama, Kansas and Mississippi.

On Eyewitness News at 10 and 11, the move one selfless volunteer made as soon as he heard about the devastation.

To read more about the efforts by Samaritan’s Purse, click here.