Today is, of course, the anniversary of the 1953 Worcester Tornado. MassMoments has a good summary, and you can always peruse the Worcester Public Library’s extensive collection of materials about the tornado (list; some of the resources are available online).
Some of our neighbors have been through a tornado of their own recently, and they need our help. The Worcester Tornadoes will be having a benefit game on Saturday, June 18, with proceeds to benefit the American Red Cross. There are a lot of other ways you can help (with monetary donations or donations of goods); those are listed on the Telegram website and on the Chamber of
Central Mass South website.
If you want something delivered to one of these agencies but can’t get to Southbridge, you can either deliver goods to Catholic Charities on Hammond Street in Worcester, or let me know, because we’re frequently in that town.