Volunteer Liz Devin said many expressed thanks for the outpouring of volunteers. They met volunteers from Washington, Illinois, Denver, Ohio, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri.
Several houses in Joplin had spray-painted messages on them. One house, volunteer Liz Devin said, had, "God Saved Us" spray painted on their house to let family members know they survived.
Campers wait in line to have basketballs, shirts, posters and other items autographed by Kansas basketball players during the Bill Self Basketball Camp on Sunday, June 5, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Brian Pope, father of a Free State baseball player, left, visits with Chris Culp with Lawrence Landscape, as Culp and a crew install new Versa-Lok block bleachers at the Free State High School baseball field on Friday. New bleachers will be installed for soccer and baseball at both high schools and also for softball at Free State. Lawrence High also will be getting donor-financed upgrades at field entrances and around scoreboards. Schools across the district are also undergoing remodeling to create or upgrade classroom spaces.
A Save the Children worker, center in red, speaks with a man on Massachusetts Street on June 1. Save the Children workers have been spotted downtown for the last couple of months soliciting donations for their organization.