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  • Writer's pictureKimberly Wooden

Rolling Fork and Silver City Storm Response

In the aftermath of the devastating storm that swept through Rolling Fork and Silver City in March 2023, Catholic Charities has rallied its efforts to extend a helping hand to the affected communities. The tempest left a trail of destruction in its wake, impacting the lives of our neighbors in Rolling Fork and Midnight. In response to this crisis, Catholic Charities has swiftly mobilized resources and personnel to provide essential supplies and support to the victims grappling with the aftermath of the tornadoes.

At the forefront of these relief efforts are our esteemed Executive Director, Wanda Thomas, and the Vice President of Disaster Operations at CCUSA, Kim Burgo. Their dedication and tireless commitment to aiding those affected underscore the core values of Catholic Charities. In times of adversity, these leaders have stepped forward to not only coordinate logistics but also to offer a compassionate and empathetic presence to the victims.

The impact of the storm has been profound, and the response from Catholic Charities reflects a deep sense of responsibility to the communities it serves. The organization is working diligently to ensure that essential supplies reach those in need, providing not only material support but also a lifeline of hope and solidarity.

As we navigate these challenging times, the resilience and strength of the affected communities shine through. The collaborative efforts of Catholic Charities, under the leadership of Wanda Thomas and Kim Burgo, exemplify the spirit of unity and compassion that defines the organization. By coming together and offering support to our neighbors in Rolling Fork and Silver City, we stand as a beacon of hope in the face of adversity, reinforcing the belief that, in times of crisis, the power of community and solidarity can pave the way for recovery and renewal.



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