I know I probably do not keep in touch as often as I should, but this is one time I desperately need your help.
Many of the poorest people in
Unfortunately, the official disaster response has been less than stellar. To pick up the slack where the government has failed, a private initiative spearheaded by Indira Craig, television newscaster from Channel 7 news, has set up camp in the area and is serving hot meals to the affected residents. Most of these people have NOTHING, not a stove to cook on or a small space to store supplies or groceries. They are in desperate need of assistance. For most of them, their entire survival depends on the availability of the meal that Indira and her wonderful group of volunteers are serving them. I will stress again that this is a private initiative, hence no government funding. It is all coming together as a result of private donations. The soup kitchen is currently feeding upwards of 800 people per day.
There is no telling how long it will be before the situation of these victims improves, and the situation is truly heartbreaking and sad. To that end, I have set up a connection with Glenn Tilllett, a trusted talk show host at Positive Vibes radio. Indira and her crew are always on site serving meals, and she has no time to be running sundry errands. To that end, Glenn Tillett has agreed to pick up donations on behalf of Indira's group. Friends, let us give generously to this endeavor. I will state again, at any time, this could be our situation. How would YOU like to be treated?
Please donate generously to the relief cause. I have made a quick check with
In any case, Glenn Tillett has generously volunteered his time to pick up any donations from WU and to transport them over to Indira Craig and her group. In order for him to be able to do this, you would have to WU the money in his name (GLENN TILLETT,
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