“You wouldn't expect this many people its just amazing,” said MaryAnn Allen, the mother of a tornado victim.
MaryAnn and the rest of the Allen family were overwhelmed by the number of people who came out for a benefit for them and all the families affected.
“You just don't realize how many people really get involved,” said MaryAnn. “It's just so good to see.”
The event was thrown by the first responders in Madison County who say presale tickets already exceeded expectations making them hopeful they'll reach their $100,000 goal.
If you’d like to help the families a fund has been set up.
Checks can be made to:
The Smithfield Tornado Relief Fund
48 Albany St
Cazenovia, NY 13035
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