CHICAGO (CBS) — It has been more than two weeks since tornadoes left a path of destruction across five states including Illinois, but victims who lost so much are not being forgotten.
Members of the Lions Club in west suburban Riverside collected donations Sunday including diapers, food, toiletries, tarps and extension cords.READ MORE: Bucktown Woman Shaken After Being Carjacked During Saturday Morning Spree, And She's Not The First Victim In Her Family
They will be combined with donations from other area Lions Clubs.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Wind Chills For Next 2 Nights
Monday they will drive to Kentucky, which saw some of the worst damage.
“They got a bad deal, and we’re in a fortunate position where we can help them,” said Andrew Sitkiewicz with the Riverside Township Lions Club.MORE NEWS: Chicago White Sox Take Action After CBS 2 Investigators Expose Parking Scam Outside Sports Venues: Fans Getting Ripped Off By Conmen, Then Hit With Parking Tickets
He said right now they have enough donations to help at least 100 people, if not more.