Laurel Little League helps first responders after EF-2 tornado wreaks havoc

LAUREL, Del. – A post from a Sussex County Little League team is going viral on social media, after members shared that they donated food to first responders who are working to help communities devastated by Monday’s EF2 tornado.

The Laurel Little League posted on Facebook, Monday night, that they took time to donate food to firefighters, police, EMS and others who are helping the community. An EF2 tornado ripped through the small Southern Delaware town, early Monday morning. Homes were damaged, trees were knocked down, power lines were ripped down and school was even cancelled for the day.

Facebook: Laurel Little League

The Facebook post says, “Even in tragedy, there is a silver lining of hope.” It continues to say that the organization chose to donate burgers, hot dogs and cookies, “to the first responders that are on call fighting the good fight.” The post ended with hashtag including: #ItTakesAVillage #PrayForLaurel #ItsBiggerThanTheGame.

Comments flooded the post saying things like, “Our communities always come together in good times and especially in bad times to lift up people who are hurting and suffering! Bravo everyone you all are Amazing and you make us proud!”

Facebook: Laurel Little League

To see 47 ABC’s coverage of Monday’s EF2 tornado: click here.

To see a list of resources or shelters in the area, helping residents: click here.

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