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Reading, Kan., still looking for volunteers for its tornado cleanup

READING, Kan. | People in the central Kansas town of Reading have been overwhelmed by donations of clothing and other material since an EF3 tornado destroyed dozens of buildings on May 21.

And while they’re grateful, officials say what they really need now are people willing to lend a hand or donate money.

The twister killed one person and left about 90 homeless.

KWCH-TV reports the teams of volunteers have thinned out, while piles of donations keep growing.

County emergency manager Rick Frevert says the donated goods are starting to become an issue. Some will probably be donated to another disaster area.

But anyone willing to volunteer with cleanup and rebuilding is welcome.

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