Many businesses and residents are finding ways to help their community sustain damage after a tornado touched down in Salado earlier this month.
SALADO, Texas – After a disastrous tornado came through and destroyed many communities and businesses in Salado, a local brewery came together to raise over $70,000 in donations for the community.
Barrow Brewing Company held a Tornado benefit concert. It was a day filled with barbecues, music and games, it was a time for the community to show up and stand up. Donations were raised with the purchase of food, auctions and t-shirts at the event.
Country singer, Brandon Rhyder helped organize the event in less than a week and took to Twitter to share how excited he was about the outcome. “Raised over $70,000 from the live auction alone! We ran out of food by 7 and served over a thousand meals…Too many people to thank! Amazing!!!” he said .
Barrow Brewing also took to the web to share the excitement by also posting the success of the event online.
Donations for Salado tornado victims can still be made at www.saladofamilyrelief.com.
To find more ways to help tornado victims, click here.
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