About My Campaign
After the great tragedy that occurred in Moore OK, I feel helpless not being about to literally be there to help out. I watched the entire tornado yesterday as it formed, destroyed, and lifted up just a few short miles from my brother and his family’s home. My parents’ home was missed as well and while I am truly grateful my family is ok, my heart hurts thinking about all of the other families that did not have the same outcome. As I watched the news I saw the schools destroyed and knew the kids were inside. What a horrible thought! As a mom, I can’t even imagine. At least some made it out ok, but others did not L I was in panic hoping for the best and that nobody would be hurt and that all got out in time. As we have seen from the news reports, that is not the case. My mom lost co-workers, and the others had their homes destroyed.
While I cannot physically be there right now to help, I am going to do all that I can to help from VA. I am going to be putting together a fundraiser and donation pickup. Please take a moment to go through your homes and donate clothes, toys, home goods, food, furniture, baby supplies (diapers, formula, pumps, blankets, clothes, cribs, rockers, etc. etc.) Monetary donations will go straight to the cause, and can be made RIGHT HERE, and forwarded straight to OK. If you go to the store, pick up some sale items, and put it to this cause! My brother and his girlfriend are helping me set this up there and have already made trips to the midwives to drop off donations. They had an early morning pediatrics appointment just hours before yesterday and now their pediatrics building was lifted and destroyed. Thank god they were not there.
These families lost EVERYTHING!!!! We always complain about clutter, now is the time to de-clutter and help people put their lives together. Johnny is reaching out to moving companies and U-Haul to see if they would be willing to donate a truck. Once we get everything together he will drive everything down to them. Please pass this on to your friends, family, schools, etc. EVERY PENNY COUNTS, and can make a WORLD of difference. I need all the help I can get in this collection effort. I would like to take it to OK within the next 2-3 weeks.
I would be happy to pick up any donations that you have when you are ready! Appreciate your help!!!