AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has agreed to cover the funeral costs for the 23 victims of the tornado outbreak that hit Lee County Sunday. 

"I am so thankful for them to step up in this manner and help the families of this tragedy," said  Lee County Coroner Bill Harris. 

According to Harris, the group will be donating approximately $184,000 through the East Alabama Medical Center Foundation, the foundation will then disperse the funds.