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4 Volunteers in front of house they are working on.4 Volunteers in front of house they are working on.

Disaster Date:03/24/2023

Rolling Fork, MS

Tornadoes

What Happened

A powerful tornado cut a devastating path through Mississippi, killing at least 26 people and injuring dozens on Friday, March 24, 2023.

What MDS Is Doing

MDS volunteers are primarily building new homes and doing repairs.

All volunteer opportunities at this location are filled. We appreciate your interest and encourage you to check other responses for availability.

Location

Rolling Fork is a small town located in Sharkey County, Mississippi, United States. Situated in the Mississippi Delta region, Rolling Fork is known for its agricultural heritage, rich cultural history, and scenic landscapes. The town's name is derived from a sharp bend in the nearby Mississippi River, which resembles a rolling fork. This geographical feature has influenced the town's development and contributes to its unique charm.