As many as 34,000 students and workers in the Moore school district in Oklahoma soon will have access to helmets to protect them during severe weather.
Moore Helmets for Schools, a group of volunteers headed by the mother of a Briarwood Elementary School student who survived the deadly May 20 tornado, has raised $250,000 to pay for skating helmets and storage bins.
Group members are set to deliver helmets and bins to four schools Saturday morning.
Moore Superintendent Robert Romines says the helmets will provide “one more layer of protection for our students and faculty.”
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