Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Directories Videos News Photos Blogs Singles Forums Chat Health & Wellness
Home > News > Post Content

Feeding Mississippians impacted by Easter tornadoes is personal for Coast volunteer (1595 hits)



By Meggan Gray | April 14, 2020 at 9:58 AM CDT - Updated April 14 at 12:17 PM

WALTHALL COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - James Edward Bates is known across South Mississippi for his volunteer efforts, often helping to feed people in disaster-stricken areas.

Now, hes in Walthall County, Miss., where devastating tornadoes left multiple people dead and numerous properties destroyed on Easter Sunday. But this time, its personal.

Bates has family there and is now feeding them, along with others in the community.


Im here at Sartinville United Methodist Church where were serving hot meals with the Giving BAK Foundation, and just a few miles down the road is our family property where my aunt, uncle and cousin rode out the storm in a double wide mobile home, said Bates in an interview with WLOX Tuesday morning.


Continued: https://www.wlox.com/2020/04/14/feeding-tornado-impacted-communities-is-personal-operation-bbq-relief-worker/
Posted By: Elynor Moss
Tuesday, April 14th 2020 at 5:14PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Blackspace Columbus Hosts New Directory of Black-Owned Local Businesses
Amazon's COVID-19 blog: daily updates on how we're responding to the crisis
Art Bridges Foundation forms board of directors with visionary arts and philanthropy leaders
Birthday Celebrations in Full Swing for an Inspiring Queen
Nashville Tornado Relief Donation
Tax Returns & Estimated Taxes Now Due July 15
Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System Services Now Available at No Charge
Oakwood Students Supply Hand Sanitizer During Shortage
Forward This Article Entry!
News Home

(Advertise Here)
New Members
>> more | invite 
Latest Jobs
Mambership Manager with The Frick Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA.
Accounting Operations Representative with Tropical Financial Credit Union in Miramar, FL.
Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer with Tropical Financial Credit Union in Miramar, FL.
Senior Partnerships Success Specialist with Action Network in Virtual, US.
Associate Technical Trainer with Amazon Web Services in Varies, WA.
>> more | add
Employer Showcase
>> more | add