Brooklyn residents come together to support Oklahoma tornado victims

The community of Moore, Okla. is spending Memorial Day weekend digging through the rubble in the wake of a massive tornado that struck last week,

MOORE, OK - MAY 20: Massive piles of debris cover the ground after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 51 people. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

MOORE, OK - MAY 20: Massive piles of debris cover the ground after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 51 people. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images) (5/26/13)

BROOKLYN - The community of Moore, Okla. is spending Memorial Day weekend digging through the rubble in the wake of a massive tornado that struck last week, but 14,000 miles away, a small church in Brooklyn is doing all it can to help the victims pull through.

The House of the Lord Church is collecting donations and forming prayer circles in support of the victims affected by Monday's EF-5 tornado.

The church is also working with the NAACP to find out how funds raised in Brooklyn can be given directly to legitimate organizations working with the devastated communities in Oklahoma.

Another branch of the House of the Lord Church in New Jersey is similarly raising donations and offering prayers for the victims.

The massive Oklahoma tornado damaged an estimated 12,000 homes and killed 24 people.

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