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volunteer LA. shelter highlights-Isaac 2012

My wife and I were deployed as shelter managers from headquarters located in Port Allen, LA. What a privilege to be asked to join a team of seven to open a shelter for potential evacuees from the Louisiana dam site that was breached. The intense rainfall had caused significant damage that led enough Louisiana’s governor […]

Remembering 9/11

I was sitting in my sixth-grade science classroom chatting carelessly with my table-mates when our school’s Dean entered the room with a look of sullen shock on his face. He proceeded to tell us of the horrific attacks that had just occurred in New York City. A silent panic swept over the room. Every American […]