Fundraiser held for local family who lost everything in Joplin tornado

ST. BERNARD, OH (FOX19) - The Swanson family, originally from Cincinnati, lost almost everything when the Joplin, MO tornado destroyed their home. Family and friends of the Swanson's are holding a fundraiser today to help them get their life back.

Items needed include gently used/new clothing of all sizes, cleaning supplies, non-perishable food, diapers, and wipes. There will also be a bake sale, donation jar, and the Gold Star Chili Mobile selling coneys, with part of the proceeds benefiting the family.

The collection is being held today at Roger Bacon High School until 3 p.m.

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