GM employees in Flint raise money for victims of tornadoes

GM plants across the nation collected donations from employees, retirees, deals and suppliers to support forgotten Harvest's "Help 4 Oklahoma" campaign.

Workers in Flint raised $8,700 for Oklahoma, but also decided to help local families hit by the tornadoes in Genesee County last week.

Flint-area plants raised an additional $1,400 for victims in Flint. More fundraisers to help with the rebuilding here at home are planned as well.

â??Itâ??s important for us to be there to help our neighbors who are hurting and our support of the

â??Help 4 Oklahomaâ?? campaign is a great way to make a difference,â?? said Lori Wingerter, Vice

President, GM Foundation. â??Through donations and key partnerships with organizations like

Forgotten Harvest, weâ??re able to step up and help provide immediate relief when disaster


In total, GM has raised $28,500 for the "Help 4 Oklahoma" campaign.