Tornadoes Hit Canton, TX

The Canton, TX community is in the process of recovery from seven tornadoes that struck the area on late Saturday evening, April 29, 2017. Five deaths have been reported, and over 50 individuals have been injured. One of the tornadoes was on the ground almost 50 miles! The Texas Conference ACS is operating a Collection/Distribution center at the Van Zandt County Fairgrounds in the judging barn. Donated goods are continuing to come in, and the tornado-struck community is extremely appreciative of the much-needed emergency supplies. ACS Volunteers from Terrell, Athens, Mesquite, and Jefferson Academy churches, along with many other community volunteers, are dedicating their time to helping those who have been affected by this tragedy.