Royse City, Texas (Tornado) / 2,500 Meals Over 3 Days

Apr 12, 2012 | Deployments

On April 5, 2012, several tornadoes touched down near Dallas and Fort Worth. Over 1,100 homes were damaged and 349 homes were destroyed by this outbreak. Thankfully, no one was killed and very few people were injured. Operation BBQ Relief volunteers set up at Bootleg BBQ in Royse City. Forsaking any business of his own for the week, Larry Newberry shut down his operation and turned it into a relief command post. This allowed Operation BBQ Relief volunteers to serve meals to tornado victims and first responders.

Corporate Support:
Interstate Batteries, Stubbs BBQ Sauce, Western Wood Company

BBQ Teams:
Big Fish BBQ, VFW Post 5076


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