posted on Feb, 7 2009 @ 09:31 AM
As most of you know, a huge ice storm crippled parts of the United States nearly two weeks ago. Many of us here in Kentucky are on the 12th day
without power. I am only able to be here right now thanks to a generator that we broke down and bought after having to travel over 125 miles one way
to get kerosene. FEMA and the NG have been in town since last week, setting up shelters and giving out food, water, blankets, hygiene products...The
NG have been going door to door checking on folks and if needed taking them to warming stations and seeing that they get showers and hot meals. They
have been clearing roads of trees and downed lines in the rural areas so that people can out. They have been amazing and I am so thankful for them!!
This week they have been giving out vouchers for kerosene and free propane. What a Godsend! Many people here could not get to work that first week, so
funds are low for some. God forbid, but if there is ever a disaster in your area, be comforted knowing that these guys will be there!!