2012 US Tornadoes Recovery

 
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery has received 2 donations
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery has made updates to their project page.
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery has received 79 donations
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery posted a progress report
    Vision Booklet for Golden Circle Senior Center
    By - Karl Johnson - Communications Associate
    On February 29th, 2012, an early morning tornado killed seven residents of Harrisburg, Illinois, and destroyed 143 homes and several businesses. Preliminarily listed by the National Weather Service as an FE4, the tornado had wind speeds topping at 180 mph. The Golden Circle Senior Wellness Center was completely destroyed in...
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery posted a progress report
    Grant to Augment Senior Center in Harrisburg
    By - Karl Johnson - Communications Associate
    The Golden Circle Senior Center was leveled by the February 29, 2012, tornadoes which swept through Harrisburg, Illinois. Through subsequent receipt of a construction grant and insurance money, the Center has raised $800,000 - most of the way to their $1M goal to rebuild a permanet center serving 150-250 people each...
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery posted a progress report
    Tornado Recovery, May 2012: A Focus on Harrisburg
    By - Karl Johnson - Communications Associate
    Efforts assisting Harrisburg have recently focused on the reconstruction of a senior center.  The Chicago component of the American Institute of Architects has engaged several of its members in working with the Golden Circle Center to rebuild. The Chicago chapter of Architecture for Humanity has assisted the...
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery posted a progress report
    Response to weekend storms: KS, OK, NB, IA
    By - Karl Johnson - Communications Associate
    Over 100 tornadoes touched down the weekend of April 14-15 as part of a massive storm system passing through the Midwest. The town of Woodward, Oklahoma, was the worst hit, destroying 89 homes and 13 businesses in the community of 12,000. In Wichita, 100 homes were damaged, mostly those in trailer parks. Tornadoes touched...
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery has made updates to their project page.
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery posted a progress report
    "Long-Term Needs" March 30 update from Harrisburg
    By - George Cain, AIA - Member, Architecture for Humanity
    On March 30, representatives of Architecture for Humanity and the AIA met with officials of the City of Harrisburg, Illinois, the site of tremendous tornado damage occurring on February 29. The discussion assessed the needs of the town, as immediate relief winds down, clean up continues and discussions of the long-term...
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery posted a progress report
    Tornado Recovery Branches Out
    By - Karl Johnson - Communications Associate
    On Tuesday, Tornadoes struck again. While working with local partners in the Midwest on a response for reconstruction in Harrisburg, IL, a cluster of tornadoes simultaneously hit the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, home to over 6 million people. Estimates report that over 650 houses have been damaged and more than 400...
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery has made updates to their project page.
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery has made updates to their project page.
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  • 2012 US Tornadoes Recovery has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Jacob Ehrenberg

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San Francisco, CA United States

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