Holly Springs, Mississippi (Tornado) / 1,800 Meals Over 2 Days

Dec 25, 2015 | Deployments

On December 23, 2015, an EF4 tornado, which was one of multiple tornadoes in the area, hit northern Mississippi and southern Tennessee. With 170 mile per hour winds, the tornado left a path of destruction over 75 miles long. The outbreak of supercell thunderstorms storms and tornadoes continued until December 25 and resulted in 13 deaths and many more injuries. In response, Operation BBQ Relief volunteers distributed meals to displaced residents and first responders.


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Operation BBQ Relief relies solely on volunteers like you. Whether you are a competition BBQ team, caterer, restaurateur or simply an individual or group wanting to help when disaster strikes, we want you to be a part of this rewarding experience in helping people.