Lima, Ohio (WIMA) - Three area American Red Cross volunteers have been deployed Arkansas and Mississippi in the wake of the recent tornadoes that happened last week.

Richard Bekemeier of Wapakoneta deployed for Tupelo Mississippi last Sunday- Linda Carmean of Wapakoneta deployed to Arkansas as a client caseworker- and Timothy “Bo” McComas of Lima deployed to Mississippi to help with mass care.

The Red Cross will be on the ground for weeks supporting those affected- joining with local community partners to provide additional services.

Those who would like to help people affected by disasters like tornadoes- floods- and other crisis can call the Red Cross to make a donation.