Jul 12, 2011 • By

Minneapolis tornado hits home

Kevin Klehr’s home in North Minneapolis was his sanctuary. He bought it several years ago with his wife, and the couple – through long hours and hard work – had begun a labor-of- love renovation process.

A tornado that hit Minneapolis on May 22 had other ideas.

The twister damaged his home, and so did the looters who went through it after the storm.

Facing a ransacked house and debris throughout his yard, Kevin thought his luck had run out, except for one fact … he works at General Mills.

This video shows how some of his colleagues reached out to him – and others in the area affected by the tornado – to shine a ray of hope on what had seemed a hopeless situation.

Editor’s note: We also recently ran a series of blog posts on our employees in Joplin, Mo., affected by the devastating May 22 tornado there.