Americorps Helps Rebuild Joplin

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - Americorps is increasing its efforts to rebuild Joplin with a major three-year grant.  It will increase Americorps' presence in Joplin and represents a long-term commitment to support residents in the rebuilding process.

More than 350 Americorps members from across the country traveled to Joplin just hours after last year's devastating tornado, providing vital services and coordinating 75,000 volunteers.