A local church is heading to Joplin, Missouri to help residents after the devastating EF-5 tornado that tore through the town.
"Word of Life" International Church in Tarboro is heading to Joplin this Saturday for a week to assist in cooking and serving those in need.The group will also hand out supplies.
The church is accepting donations for the mission. They say 100-percent of donations will go to helping the people of Joplin.
To make a donation you can call Word of Life Church at 252-823-7625.