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United Way of Central Texas assists Temple, Texas tornado victims [Video]

Call center workers at the United Way are helping connect resources with those who need them most.

TEMPLE, Texas — Call center workers are manning the phones throughout the day for the United Way of Central Texas as victims of the May 22 tornado begin to tackle the challenges of recovery.

Workers at the United Way, like call center manager Diamond Martinez, said it’s been an incredibly challenging week as they too had power knocked out from their building but continue to assist those without food, power and water.

“We’re losing power in our own homes and as soon we have power we jump on,” Martinez said.

United Way of Central Texas Vice President of Resource Development Veshell Greene said that her team has been adding community resource details and information into their database, coordinating recovery donation efforts and working to pair victims with resource providers.

“It feels incredible to know that people can come …

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