Linden High School partnered with DRAW during the 2013-2014 school year, collecting supplies that DRAW would end up sending to survivors of tornado outbreak in Arkansas in April 2014. Because of the relationship that we formed, Linden HS asked our director, Greg, to be the commencement speaker at their 2014 graduation ceremony. This is the video of what he had to say.
At least 14 people are dead after powerful storms rip through the nation. At least 12 people were killed in Arkansas, and one person in Iowa and one person in Oaklama were killed.
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.
Because we have become “the bucket people”, we have formed a drumline that plays on buckets to raise awareness of DRAW. They play all over the place, and these are videos from the Clarkston 4th of July Parade.
Because we have become “the bucket people”, we have formed a drumline that plays on buckets to raise awareness of DRAW. They play all over the place, and this is a video from the 2013 Bavarian Festival.
Check out this video about DRAW done by Fox Detroit.
As people struggle to pick up the pieces in the areas of Oklahoma ravaged by tornadoes, we’ve learned some relief will be coming from right here in Michigan.
Greg Martin of Clarkston watched media reports of the Alabama tornadoes in late April 2011. “I decided to go as a first responder,” said Martin, 33, a former church youth director.
In March 2013, less than a year after DRAW first began, a documentary was made outlining the infant stages of DRAW. Appropriately, it was titled the DRAWcumentary, and you can watch it here.
Isaac is losing steam as the storm moves inland. But for people dealing with the floodwaters in the Gulf Coast, the worst is far from over.