As many of you have heard, tornadoes that tore through Arkansas and Oklahoma last night killed at least 17 people, with 16 of those deaths occurring in Arkansas, according to Reuters news service. The Arkansas communities of Vilonia and Mayflower, just east of Conway, were two of the hardest hit.
The Diocese of Arkansas is working closely with our Disaster Relief Team coordinators and local congregations to assess the needs on the ground. We will send out updates as they become available.
If you would like to make a donation to the relief efforts, you can give directly to the Bishop’s Discretionary Fund.