Help Is Here

I’ve been posting about Hurricane Harvey from my vantage point north of Houston, and I found this post so profound and moving.

that little voice

I returned home just days following Hurricane Harvey’s rampage through this part of Texas, getting a first hand view of the devastation to some 100+ families, not including the dozens of businesses that were impacted in our small town. The saddest part of this tragedy is most of those affected could not afford these life changing events.

They lost everything…except each other. They have no clothes, no shoes, no food, no furniture,  no school supplies, no homes, no direction…and no money.

Rebuild? How? With What?

Move? Where?

Pull yourself up with your boot straps? Who has boots?

I sat with a restaurant owner yesterday as she handed out grocery store gift cards, clothing store gift cards, and cash to her staff members who have no place to live, and no means to ‘start over’. It was important that the restaurant open because these folks needed to get a paycheck, and that wouldn’t…

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2 thoughts on “Help Is Here

  1. Wow! I am a volunteer with The American Red Cross and may be heading to Houston, maybe Florida soon! They need volunteer cooks to help serve a hot meal! Stay strong !!! There is a lot of help on the way still ! Paul

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