convoy of hope http://kbia.org en Speaker at Governor's Prayer Breakfast calls for year of kindness http://kbia.org/post/speaker-governors-prayer-breakfast-calls-year-kindness <p style="margin-bottom: 23.765px; line-height: 23.765px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: OpenSansRegular, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">Hal Donaldson remembers the day well: It was August of 1969, and he was 12 years old. His parents were off to a business meeting, and Donaldson and his three siblings were home with a babysitter.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 03:32:27 +0000 Kellie Moore 46455 at http://kbia.org Speaker at Governor's Prayer Breakfast calls for year of kindness Relief workers apply lessons from Joplin, in tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla. http://kbia.org/post/relief-workers-apply-lessons-joplin-tornado-ravaged-moore-okla <p></p><p>If you’re in the Ozarks, it’s hard not to compare the images and stories out of Moore, Oklahoma to those from the May, 2011 Joplin tornado that killed 161 people.&nbsp; Jeff Nene, the spokesman for Convoy of Hope, says the similarities are distinct from a relief perspective, too, including a wide path of destruction through residential areas.</p><p>“We learned in Joplin the value of mobile distribution,” Nene said.</p><p>Mobile distribution is just like it sounds:&nbsp; taking food, supplies, and services out to remote sites.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 12:56:24 +0000 jennifer davidson 34575 at http://kbia.org Relief workers apply lessons from Joplin, in tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla. Joplin storm survivors receive keys to new home http://kbia.org/post/joplin-storm-survivors-receive-keys-new-home <p>Another family who survived the deadly Joplin tornado in May 2011 has received a new home from a Springfield-based nonprofit.</p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:15:54 +0000 Associated Press 28113 at http://kbia.org Joplin storm survivors receive keys to new home