Violent, deadly tornadoes and storms ripped through North Carolina on Saturday, April 16, 2011, leaving behind scenes of devastation hard to comprehend. Tornadoes touched down an estimated 62 times in what was the largest outbreak in state history.

Disaster One is working feverishly to assist in the emergency repairs and restoration, and we urge you to help as well. There are numerous organizations accepting donations and providing volunteer opportunities. We’ve listed a few below:

Triangle Red Cross

Baptist Men and Women

Samaritan’s Purse

City of Raleigh Tornado Recovery Volunteer Opportunities

Do you know of other reputable organizations accepting donations and volunteers? Please add a comment below.