Deadly tornadoes ripped through multiple states in the southern central part of the country—destroying miles and miles of homes and buildings and affecting thousands of people.
The MASC/MAHS state conference was held on March 22-24, 2014, in Traverse City, MI. More than 100 high schools across the state of Michigan adopted DRAW as their official charity of the year.
Instead of the conventional candy sale or canned food drive as a fundraiser, Dakota student leadership invited classrooms at the school to tune in to a telethon featuring improv comedy on March 20.
Clarkston Retailers Group representatives Peg Roth, at right, and Christina Calka, left, present a check to Greg Martin, creator of non-profit organization Disaster Relief in Action (DRAW).
More than 300 people were injured by the 1.3 mile tornado that touched down in Moore, Oklahoma in May; nine children and 24 adults were killed.