The vehicle will be able to serve 1,.500 people a day with food and water and is estimated to cost $118,000. It will respond to natural disasters, fires and other emergencies in the area.
"It's humbling to understand that a company values your service in the midst's of disaster. To recognize it's an important piece into getting people the basic needs that they really need," said James Curry, Joplin Salvation Army.
Beacon Roofing is headquartered on the East Coast. Organizers say they were moved by the donations to Joplin after the tornado. They also wanted to give back to the community by donating the vehicle.