Monday, September 8, 2008

Urgent Need...and You Can Help!

Dear Friends,

I don't use my blog to make Public Service Announcements, but with what has happened in New Orleans from Gustav and could happen again this weekend with Hurricane Ike bearing down on the Gulf Coast, I thought this was appropriate. Ya'll are generous people; I know that.

Please follow this link to the blog of a pastor I know who's trying to help a fellow pastor in Baton Rouge get tarps to cover home roofs for folks in his town and region before the next wave of water hits this area.

This is not a hoax. And religion has nothing to do with this. There are folks who are facing WEEKS without electricity and their belongings are exposed to the elements. This is just the plea of someone who's on the ground, at ground zero, who can get help to them quickly.

We can band together and get things done faster than either the state or federal government can. So, if like I, you often feel helpless during situations like these, this is something tangible you can do to help. It isn't cheap, but wouldn't you want someone to do it for you, if you were in this situation?

If you choose to purchase some tarps, let me know, and I'll make it worth your while. Thanks for considering this...

1 comment:

sandra said...

I got some. It's amazing how much they have to go through...hope this can help a little