Wayne, Nebraska (Tornado) / 1,000 Meals Over 1 Day

Oct 13, 2014 | Deployments

On October 4, 2013, northeastern Nebraska, southeastern South Dakota, and northwestern Iowa experienced 18 tornadoes. One of these tornadoes was an EF4 level twister that hit the town of Wayne. It damaged homes, businesses, farmland, and an airport in the area, which devastated the community. Following this disaster, Operation BBQ Relief helped victims get back on their feet through the healing power of BBQ.


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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.