IRVING, Texas, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cash Store has made a financial donation to the Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command to assist with relief efforts in the aftermath of the tornadoes that recently impacted parts of North Texas, including Hood County where a tornado hit the city of Granbury.
The donation will help support the Salvation Army's relief efforts, which includes the deployment of a mobile emergency kitchen in DeCordova Bend in Hood County near Granbury. The emergency kitchen will provide relief for victims and first responders. The on-site disaster team will provide hydration, snacks, and emotional care.
"We hope that our support and the support of others will help to strengthen and rebuild the communities that were damaged by the tornadoes. Our thoughts are with our friends and families that were affected," said Cash Store CEO Trevor Ahlberg.
According to the National Weather Service, 16 tornadoes touched down in the North Texas area with Granbury getting the brunt of the damage. The Granbury tornado has been reported to be an EF4 on the Fujita Tornado Scale with wind speeds of 166-200 mph.
Cash Store urges others to help in any way that they can during this time whether it's by volunteering or making a donation to the Salvation Army.
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