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Downtown SA church helping Guatemala after volcano

St. John's Lutheran Church aims to raise $10,000 as the group gets ready to fly to the volcano-hit country Sunday to provide help on the ground.

A woman says she lost 36 family members in Guatemala’s deadly volcano eruption. She is pleading to go look for her aunts, uncles and cousins, but is not allowed in the affected area.

Meanwhile, a new flow of lava forced people to evacuate from towns destroyed by Sunday’s eruption.

At least 70 people are dead.

St. John's Lutheran church in downtown San Antonio is stepping up to help the people of Guatemala. The church was already sending a team to the country when they got word of the deadly eruption.

A traveling team has gone to the city of Sololá for the past seven years, developing bonds with citizens there.

The community is about 25 miles away from the eruption site.

Sunday's trip will continue as planned. But now the church is asking for donations to help survivors who have lost everything.

You can donate to the church's GoFundMe page here.