GREENE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) - The F-5 tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma in May resonates all too well with folks from Xenia.
"I know what these families are going through," empathized Tammy Taylor.
When Tammy Taylor was just 16, her home was reduced to a pile of rubble by the 1974 tornado that tore through Xenia.
"You realize quickly that possessions can be gone in a matter of minutes," stated Taylor.
Living through the violent twister, the group "Xenia 4 Moore, Oklahoma" understands the burden of losing everything.
The group held a fundraiser at the Greene Saturday to help Oklahoma families suffering from the devastation.
"We decided to take a different approach and that was we would adopt 12 families and follow those 12 families for 12 weeks," said Debby Stephens, member of "Xenia 4 Moore Oklahoma."
The group sold bracelets and took donations. Even the youngest pledged their support to the 12 families in need.
"All the money we raise goes right to them," said Stephens.
If you'd like to donate to the group's cause, visit their Facebook page . You can also contact the Greene County Community Foundation.
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