Chetek, Wisconsin (Tornado) / 1,000 Meals Over 1 Day

May 21, 2017 | Deployments

On May 16, 2017, a single EF3 tornado tore through 83 miles of northwest Wisconsin from southeast Polk County to southwest Price County. Chetek, a community in Barron County, was hit the hardest. Operation BBQ Relief volunteers provided compassion, hope, and friendship in addition to hot BBQ meals. Operation BBQ Relief was able to provide meals to impacted residents, volunteers, and first responders.


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