During our week-long telethon with the Salvation Army, we have raised more than $223,000 to help the victims of the recent tornadoes in Missouri and Kansas.
According to Amanda Waters with the Salvation Army, some people said they will send checks, so the total is expected to rise.
NBC Action News and the Salvation Army have hosted the telethon every night this week from 5 to 7 p.m. to benefit victims in Reading, Kansas and Joplin and Sedalia, Missouri.
Here are the daily totals Kansas City has donated:
There is another way you can help. You can make a donation now at https://secure20.salvationarmy.org/donation.jsp . Be sure to type in "JOPLIN RELIEF" under the field labeled "Specific Use" if you want your donation to go to Joplin, or put the city you want the donation to go (see screenshot below).
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