WAUPACA - The second devastating round of tornadoes has left even more Oklahoma families without their possessions, or even basic needs.
One family in Waupaca says it wants to help them out.
When tornados took out nearly all of Moore, Okla.,a two weeks ago, Stephanie Lubahn of Waupaca says she watched the destruction in horror.
"My father lives in Oklahoma. He lives in a little town 10 miles away from Moore," said Lubahn.
Her father was okay, but Lubahn and her family decided to help out those who weren't as lucky.
"We don't have a lot of money, but we thought we could start taking donations from our friends and families," she said.
Then on Friday evening, more tornadoes hit the Oklahoma City area. And what started as a small drive took on bigger significance.
"It just broke our hearts," said Lubahn. "I'm really hoping that the donations will not only be just for Moore, but for the other cities that were devastated as well."
Lubahn says people in Waupaca have already given generously.
"The camper's almost ready to go. We have actually had bags of school supplies, backpacks, baby stuff. Nothing has to be brand new," she describes.
The Lubahn family says if you'd like to get involved with the relief efforts you can stop by their house here in Waupaca. And that's what one woman did Sunday morning.
"Are you guys filling up?," the woman asked about the camper.
"We are filling up the camper and the truck and U-Haul will have a truck for us, and we are going down around June 28," Lubahn said.
"I should have stuff this week for you guys," replied the woman.
Lubahn threw her arms around the woman, thanking her. But the woman who had stopped thanked Lubahn equally.
"That's what we need more of. We need more people like that," Lubahn said, wiping tears away.
A perfect stranger, with the perfect gift: A willingness to help those who are helping others in need.
Lubahn says she's leaving on June 28 for Oklahoma. Her donations will go to the United Way.
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Items can be dropped off at 515 Union Street in Waupaca. If you have questions, call Stephanie at (715) 281-4600.
Lubahn says relief workers in Oklahoma have gathered enough donated clothing. Tornado victims most need work gloves, cleaning supplies, household goods, personal care items and building supplies.
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