http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/05/21/beck-and-mercury-one-head-to-oklahoma-to-launch-tornado-relief-effort/

Originally published at 12:07am. Updated at 11:03am.

Horror struck Oklahoma on Monday when a massive tornado took the lives of 51 people, including 20 children, and injured scores of others. Immediately following the unimaginable tragedy, television and radio host Glenn Beck announced that he would be accompanying a team from Mercury One and Operation Blessing to help out with relief efforts in Oklahoma (more about this initiative and ways to donate can be found here).

Beck put out an open call on Twitter earlier Monday evening for tractor trailers and drivers who would be willing to make the trek to Oklahoma to assist those in grave need. It didn’t take long before Beck had the vehicles, drivers, supplies and team-members that were needed to help those impacted by the disaster.

You can see some of the behind-the-scenes preparation photos below:

Beck/Mercury One Oklahoma Aid

  • Mark Mabry/TheBlazePictures from the Mercury One mission to aid those affected by the May 20 Oklahoma tornado.
  • Mark Mabry/TheBlazePictures from the Mercury One mission to aid those affected by the May 20 Oklahoma tornado.
  • Mark Mabry/TheBlazePictures from the Mercury One mission to aid those affected by the May 20 Oklahoma tornado.
  • Mark Mabry/TheBlazePictures from the Mercury One mission to aid those affected by the May 20 Oklahoma tornado.
  • Mark Mabry/TheBlazePictures from the Mercury One mission to aid those affected by the May 20 Oklahoma tornado.
  • Mark Mabry/TheBlazePictures from the Mercury One mission to aid those affected by the May 20 Oklahoma tornado.
  • Mark Mabry/TheBlazePictures from the Mercury One mission to aid those affected by the May 20 Oklahoma tornado.
  • Mark Mabry/TheBlazePictures from the Mercury One mission to aid those affected by the May 20 Oklahoma tornado.
  • Mark Mabry/TheBlazePictures from the Mercury One mission to aid those affected by the May 20 Oklahoma tornado.
  • Mark Mabry/TheBlazePictures from the Mercury One mission to aid those affected by the May 20 Oklahoma tornado.
  • /TheBlazeGlenn Beck surveys the destruction in Oklahoma after Monday’s tornado.
  • /TheBlazeGlenn Beck was on the ground in Oklahoma Tuesday after Monday’s deadly tornado.
  • TheBlaze/Paige PerryImages from the May 20 tornado in Moore, OK, taken by TheBlaze.
  • TheBlaze/Paige PerryImages from the May 20 tornado in Moore, OK, taken by TheBlaze.
  • TheBlaze/TheBlazeImages from the May 20 tornado in Moore, OK, taken by TheBlaze.

Beck and his team will arrive on the ground early Tuesday morning. Stay tuned to TheBlaze for continued updates and go here for more information about how you can help.

Featured Image Credit: Mercury One

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