Metro Detroiters, automakers support Oklahoma tornado relief efforts

May 22, 2013 Full story: Detroit News

Two days into disaster relief efforts following the Moore, Okla., tornado, Metro Detroiters are increasingly mobilizing with fundraising, supply donations and at least one caravan of volunteers who are planning a cross-country road trip to aid in rebuilding.

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kev

Toledo, OH

#1 May 23, 2013
Very humble and gracious of American auto companies to help out these victims.
Pete

Livonia, MI

#2 May 23, 2013
I've driven GM for years, consider myself a supporter of sorts. I thought it was a bit cheesy for GM to donate $50,000 through a fund while Ford gave $400,000. GM had the assembly plant in OKC for years and even had a tornado in 2003 hit the plant. I would have thought they would have greater sensitivity to the area.
reality is a crutch

Nashua, NH

#3 May 26, 2013
Was always told that charity begins at home.

Helping Others is a lofty goal but with so much real need at home and the scale of Detroit's problems requires everyone in the community pulling on the oars to propel the city forward.

Fix Detroit problems first then focus on the needs of others.
Pete

Livonia, MI

#4 May 26, 2013
reality is a crutch wrote:
Was always told that charity begins at home.
Helping Others is a lofty goal but with so much real need at home and the scale of Detroit's problems requires everyone in the community pulling on the oars to propel the city forward.
Fix Detroit problems first then focus on the needs of others.
You clearly are a lonely person with no heart. You also don't understand the natural compassion of man for his fellow citizens. Even the poorest nations frequently donate token resources to disaster victims. Fortunately, you are a true minority.

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