Thursday, May 10, 2007

Postal employees' homes destroyed by tornado

Shown here, members of the Kansas National Guard and Postal Inspectors raise an American flag over the rubble of the Greensburg, Kansas, post office.

A 1.7-mile-wide Category F-5 tornado — with winds estimated at 205 mph — destroyed about 95% of this farming town on Friday. The storm caused at least 10 deaths and destroyed the town’s Post Office.

According to the USPS NewsLink,three postal employees who lived in Greensburg lost their homes.

If you'd like to help, the Postal Employees’ Relief Fund assists postal employees affected by major natural disasters.

To learn more and make a donation, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM